ON WRITING

“It’s very easy to quit during the first ten years of writing. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it’s very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can’t get fired if you don’t write, and most of the time you don’t get rewarded if you do. But don’t quit.” Andre Dubus

Monday, 25 October 2010

The Perfect Silence of the Night - #fridayflash - the Vampires Vipunin and Cuchulain

Click on the image to read episode 3 of the story of the vampires Vipunin and Cuchulain as they haunt the forests of Tuscany. Read this and the previous episodes on my new flash fiction blog here.




24 comments:

  1. I caught myself holding my breath, all tensed up and waiting....

    Tell me you're going to post all of it! I want to know what happens to them. Will he kill his wife to save her from the vampires?

    Really atmospheric, took me right into the moment. Wow!

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  2. Thanks Words Crafter, I hope to post the end next week. Glad you got into it..:)

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  3. ooh spooky...but I like the wine drinking bit...

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  4. Hey Grandpa, ha ha. Yummy..:)

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  5. This is brilliant, I'm going back to read the earlier episodes. This story just sucks you in.

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  6. Hi L'Aussie. Great writing! And hello, from a fellow Crusader. :-)

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  7. Loved it. I'm going to read the other instalments!

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  8. Hi,

    Ooooh - can still feel the hot vile stench of their breath steaming in the ether.

    Great piece of descriptive prose.

    I'm thinking all the ways out of this predicament, and the only ones that come to mind, (like The Word Crafter) death by knife, but maybe try bartering first - come up with a better more enticing victim, like some beauty who comes looking for the newly weds - an avenging angel! ;)

    best
    F

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  9. I just cannot wait till you post the end, you have such a way with words

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  10. Ellie: Great!

    Francine: Thanks for the suggestions! They rock!

    Joanna: I'll be just about as surprised as everyone else!

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  11. Hi, came over from your comment at Suzanne Jones as I thought you may be interested in NaNoWrMo and I see you're all signed up. Me, too, though this is my first year so yet to complete all the profile info and will now go and hunt down the widget. I'm Scrubby there and I'll buddy up with you here and there. Nice to find another Aussie blogger!

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  12. Love those names!

    Definitely have to read more. From the comments, I'm missing pieces of the plot - and I don't like that.

    Off to read the rest . .

    ..........dhole

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  13. That was interesting:

    I clicked on your "new flash fiction" link and it took me to - my own blogger dashboard. Twice.

    hmmm.

    ........dhole

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  14. Donna, that's weird. It must have worked in the end as I got your comment. I know the link works as I've tried it often enough. Thanks for reading the entire story. Of course the ending will be rad..:)

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  15. Thanks for such kind words on my story in the 13 DAYS OF HORROR series. It meant a lot to me.

    I fared very well compared to most of those I met on the streets of New Orleans after Katrina. I find that all of us are having a harder time than it appears to others looking at us. Thanks for caring. Roland

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  16. Roland, your story was outstanding. I'm sure everyone who went through Katrina will have scars that will take a long time healing. It's wonderful that you go into your writing..:)

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  17. I'm thinking a scary story for this time of the year should feature Joh Bjelke-Petersen - I remember good old Joh!

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  18. Carole Ann Carr: Glad you enjoyed it..:)

    Nick: Now why bring up dear ole Joh now. Vipunin is scary enough..:)

    Suzanne: Thanks and hope all goes well..:)

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  19. Already so chilling! What will happen next? Thanks for posting your stuff, going to see the rest of it now...

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  20. Denise, Donna was right. I read the story by clicking the picture. But when I went back and clicked the words new flash fiction, I got my dashboard.
    Blogger must he hexed. This time of year you really have to be careful who you upset.

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  21. Lydia: Glad you like the chill..:)

    PJ: Oh that blogger! I've come across so many glitches lately..:)

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