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Contemporary Romance, Flash Fiction, Sci-Fi, Short Stories

Adventure and romance for those who want more than the ordinary

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The Triple Rising — The Guardian (Complete)

A story about eight young adults who are launched from their ordinary lives into an unprecedented set of circumstances. Personal dreams and hopes for the future, including their free will, have all but vanished. One thread of commonality forces them to forge an alliance, one that is tasked to do the impossible…

Pride and Audacity

He was the last man on earth she wanted, but she was the only woman on earth he’d have…From the skyscrapers of New York City to the ancient sands of Ahalamin, two untamed hearts war for supremacy.

Posted Parts: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

This is currently being uploaded. Each part will have progressive links to the next part as soon as it is available. …


Writing Challenge — Idea #3 — Have you ever been drawn to something — Like a moth to a flame?

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Writing Challenge — Idea #3 — Have you ever been drawn to something — Like a moth to a flame?

YES! YES! YES!

One glorious part of living is the ability to feel strong emotions, one of which is attraction. Being drawn to something or someone like a moth to a flame is to experience a force that is magnetic and near impossible to resist.

This type of emotion is addicting in itself. And like any addiction needs to be controlled. That’s not a bad thing. In fact, it makes the seemingly inevitable even more satisfying.

The man I’ve been married to for 56 years was and is a flame in my life and still makes my little moth wings flutter. It’s one addiction I intend to keep to the end. …


Writing Challenge — Idea #2 — What is the downside of — The luxury of choice?

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The # 2 challenge: What is the downside of this — The luxury of choice?

This question brings back some traumatic memories of when I was a kid. The most dreaded thing my mother ever said to me, and she said it often was, “I think you should make your own choice on this.”

I hated hearing that because I knew the down-side of having the luxury of making my own choices came with the unspoken law of, “taking responsibility for those choices.”

Woe was me! Sometimes those barriers, fences, and walls parents construct to keep their children safe were much preferable to the luxury of choice. …

About

Lynda Coker

I write about a better world, a better life, a better me — attitudes and actions that matter, then — I write to breathe. Oh, and I make up stories too.

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