Indie Ink Category

The King’s Road (Trifecta and Indie Ink Submission)

The King’s Road The constant, pounding ache threatened to rip his skull apart as he woke. He sat up and swung his legs over the side of the cot, groaning with the splitting pain of every movement. It took a moment to remember he was at an inn. He recalled having to stop for the […]

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Damn Cats (Indie Ink)

Damn Cats. Bob had lived alone in the ranch house for near 30 years. Off the beaten path, on a side road in little Doylestown, Pennsylvania, he was well secluded from the outside world. He didn’t live near the city, because it was too noisy and had “too many damn kids”. He didn’t live in […]

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CARINA: Indie Ink Entry

CARINA It had started so simply, Carina thought. A careless word here, a wayward glance there. Their love had once been so fierce, it had burned hot like a thousand summer suns. She trembled just to recall it. Their wedding was the joy of the colony, and all of the Roma had praised them on […]

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Adrenaline, Trifecta Week Nine, Indie Ink

ADRENALINE 8:34 am. The purr of the engine, his palms sweaty as they squeaked against the smooth leather of the steering wheel.  The sharp creak of the seat under him as he gripped tighter and tighter in the hot car. Jim Feeney dimly recalled the words in that hazy back room. “You don’t have to […]

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Indie Ink Challenge: Wagers

God and the Devil sat on a mountain. That would have been poetic. There would have been towering red cliffs and brown dust riding the air. A battle of wits, perhaps But as it was, God was nowhere to be found, and the Devil sat alone on a mountain in Tyrol, Austria, watching the morning […]

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Indie Ink Challenge: Deluded

She was a lone white figure on a vivid green hillside, wandering as freely as the clouds she stood beneath.  Questions buzzed through her head like bees, and a lone voice sought to break through, sounding every bit like the father of her child. Why don’t you want to leave this town? She had grown […]

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