Tuesday, 1 December 2015

FB3X Drabble Cascade #141 - word of the week is 'arachnid' (a chance to test and share your writing skills)

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Welcome to FB3X Drabble Cascade #141 - This week's word of the week is 'arachnid'.

Suitable for all.
The Way A Cascade Works

it's really very simple, be inspired by our word of the week and just write :).

To see this week's entries check out the list at the bottom of this post. We put it behind a cut so it doesn't clog up your scrolling.

A drabble is a work of 100 words exactly. Flash fiction is a work of up to 500 words. Both may be submitted to the cascade. So What Can You Write? The simple answer is - anything! Our work here on FB3X will be erotically themed. but feel free to take the inspiration any way you want to, fiction, fanfiction, non-fiction, meta, since variety is the spice of life!

To those struck by inspiration (and no you don't have to be a professional writer to join in, anyone can embrace their inner author):
  • Below you will find a chance to join in the cascade in the form of a linked list
    • Write a drabble/flash fiction inspired by the word of the week.
    • Post the fiction to your own blog, social media, or website 
    • Then insert a link into the linked list to that drabble/flash fiction for everyone to find (A hint of the genre of your drabble/flash fiction in the title of your post would be appreciated.), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction)
    • To encourage your friends to join in and hence cascade the fun, you can also add the list into your own post by copying the code.
  • OR you can just write us something in the comments :)
For folks who enjoy reading drabbles/flash fiction: you can then peruse the cascade to your heart's content :).

AND NOW - on to the fiction :)

Contains adult themes,
or language
Flight of Fire (Part 49) (PG, m/m, Fantasy)
by Sophie Duncan

Author's Note
I'm trying to do something a little different this year. For those of you who don't know, unless it's a week inspired by a holiday, or memorable occasion, our word of the week is picked by opening up a dictionary to a random location, waving a finger about without looking at the page and pointing it to a word, i.e. it's chance. So, this year, rather than standalone drabbles, I am going to try writing a coherent story, Flight of Fire, in 100 word episodes, each one inspired by the word of the week. I have a vague outline for characters and direction of Flight of Fire, but specifics will be decided by the word of the week.

I mostly went with the obvious today, but used it as a feeling rather than an actual spider :)


Running did not work: there was no way out of the castle for Benedict, every door barred, every eye alert if he approached. There was only was sanctuary now, so Benedict collapsed in his mother’s rooms.

His skin was crawling with others’ suspicions like a thousand spiders dancing over his body and his fear came out in tight gasps as he curled at the foot of her empty chair. 

How could this have happened?

How so quickly?

Magic users blamed for all the country’s ills: the deadly riot in Bannersly; the murder of Lord Archer. 

Where would it all end?


Contains adult themes,
or language
A Sticky Situation (Fantasy, m/m, PG13)
by Natasha Duncan-Drake

Author's Note
So of course with a prompt like arachnid my mind immediately went to a man stuck to a wall - what else? :) Thanks for reading, hope you enjoy my little offering today.


Jack had thought the dangerous spiders were supposed to be female, but not this one. A minute ago his attacker had been a giant arachnid, but now was definitely human, male and very, very naked.

Being stuck to the wall with spider silk, Jack wasn't sure whether to be terrified or turned on.

"Not wise entering a spider's web, Little Fly," the man said.

"Really? Because great view."

Jack mentally kicked himself as his mouth ran away.

His captor lifted an eyebrow.

"Bold, Little Fly, you may regret that."

"I hope not."

Jack held his breath as his captor approached.


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Welcome to the FB3X Drabble Cascade, a weekly blog hop where we want you to share you drabbles, or flash fiction inspired by our word of the week. To join in, just post your piece to your blog/social media/website and add your link to the list with Title (Rating, Genre), e.g. A Little Bit of Fun (PG, Science Fiction) and then to perpetuate the cascade, add the list code to the bottom of your post :)

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1 comment:

  1. Flying --- Am beginning to see why Benedict would react to R turning into a human from his dragon shape. A dragon makes a large and formidable protector. How did Benedict escape?

    Sticky Situation - To plagiarize and adapt a line from the movie, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    ‘If you’re going to eat him, eat him. Don’t talk.’ Or at least not with your mouth already full; humming okay though. Still, Jack doesn’t seem too resistant to being on the menu if it’s under appetizers