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[Fiction] Friday #91

February 13, 2009

Fiction Friday

[Fiction] Friday Challenge for February 13, 2009:

Your character hears this on the answering machine: “Sorry to have to deliver such bad news on the phone, but I thought you would want to know as soon as possible. Your whole department is being phased out. Downsizing, you know.”


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Fiction Friday is easy to do.

  • Every Thursday, just check this page for this week’s theme or challenge.
  • Spend at least 5 minutes composing something original based on the theme or challenge.
  • But, remember, no editing. This is to inspire creativity not stifle it.
  • On Friday, simply post what you wrote to your own blog.
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[Fiction] Friday Participants

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2. Paul
3. Paul Anderson
4. Annie
5. Ofira Sephiroth
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3 Comments
  1. February 13, 2009 7:44 am

    Quite a radical downsizing…

  2. February 13, 2009 3:23 pm

    I combined this with two other prompts, this was an interesting challenge, I don’t even think people use answering machines anymore…

  3. February 13, 2009 7:39 pm

    This was a fun one.

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