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The Bad Influence

50/100 WORDS

This Is Forties Really Sucks

Thrifty Word Challenge 100 words #45: & 50 words #66: Forties

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I didn’t realize that I was playing Marisa Tomei’s character from the movie, My Cousin Vinny, where she is stomping her feet and declaring that her biological clock was ticking…. Until mine stopped ticking, and the countdown started in 2018. I had no idea what was…




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Melissa R. Mendelson

Melissa R. Mendelson

Horror, Science-Fiction and Dystopian Short Story Author and Poet.

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