Jim’s Shorts
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Faded Ink

A long-lost prompt response

Aurora Photo by McKayla Crump on Unsplash

September 2011

Tonight I sat down to write about tattoos and stories and produced all sorts of garbage. I tried to set up an analogy between writing and getting tattooed, with the tattoos representing words and my skin what many writers melodramatically refer to as the page. It was exactly that original.

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microfiction (<250 words), flash (250 to 1000), lots of 100- and 50-word stories

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