Sunday, February 14, 2010

Storyblogging Carnival XLV

NOTE: Once again, this is a re-post, so I can't guarantee the links still work.

Welcome to Storyblogging Carnival XLV. Unlike the last carnival, it can't be pronounced, but it's still a collection of storytelling in blog format from around the blogosphere. We've got a total of ten entries this time.

Gator
by Andrew Ian Dodge of Dodgeblogium
A 100 word brief story rated PG.

Killer alligators explained.

[One hundred words of creepiness... -DSC]

The O.J. Case
by David N. Scott of Pererro
A 384 word brief story rated G.

Dreams from the future?

Keeping up with Mr. Jones
by Mark Rayner of The Skwib
A 500 word brief story rated PG-13.

The ultimate data-miner discovers he has other things to think about.

Kidney Failure
by Corman of Creativity Dies
A 791 word brief story rated R.

A cautionary tale of the power of Robitussin.

[According to the author, when he sent this story around to some of his friends and family, they thought it was non-fiction. -DSC]

Pancho Villa Avenged, Part 1
by F. Scott Sinclair of Novelist F. Scott Sinclair's Blog
A 954 word excerpt of a novel rated R.

A Novel of Macho Mexico Versus the United States

An Unimportant War
by Goemagog of this space for sublet
A 1061 word short story rated PG.

A parable for our time.

[I think goemagog's short stories are getting longer. -DSC]

Ink Magic, Chapter 12 (Beginning)
by Dave Gudeman of Doc Rampage
The next 1,121 words of a story in progress rated PG.

Steven finds out what's really going on, what with the monsters and the dead guy calling his cell phone.

The Lady in the Painting
by Wichi Dude of Storyman
A 1,474 word short story rated PG.

"You never know where the mind will take us. And when we get back from the trip, it makes us wonder, 'Just who is crazy?'"

Boys Don't Cry
by Postmodern Sass of Postmodernes Sprachspielen
A 1,500 word short story in two parts rated PG-13.

"The story of a young man named Paco, whom I never met, but who nevertheless existed."

Hot Pursuit, Chapter 28 of Part 3 of The Child (Beginning)
by Sheya Joie of Tales by Sheya
The next 4,153 words of a 151,627 word novel in progress rated PG-13.

"I liked the cooks. And the deep-fried demon-head."

If you'd like to take part in a future carnival, please contact me. I am also looking for hosts. Other carnivals can be found here.

The Storyblogging Carnival can be found at The Truth Laid Bear's √úberCarnival.

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