Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Storyblogging Carnival VI

NOTE: This is a re-posting of an old post, so it's possible that links will be broken.

Welcome to the sixth Storyblogging Carnival. The previous carnival was also hosted here two weeks ago, while the next one will be at Sheya Joie's blog two weeks from now. Today we have one new writer and several old favorites, so let's get started.

Everybody Needs a Ride Sometimes
by Queenie of Rolling My Eyes
A 237 word brief story rated PG.

Con-artist or beggar or both, she still needs to make a living.

Untitled novel length project
by Mike J. of Democrats Give Conservatives Indigestion
A 610 word excerpt of a novel in progress, rated PG.

A private investigator/licensed pilot who specializes in recovering lost, stolen or otherwise missing property lands in Jamaica with his client as the story begins...

Taxi Ride
by cbeck of Feeding the Habit
A 628 word brief story rated PG.

A story of realization; the harsh reality of goodbye.

A Meating of Mines, scene iii (Beginning of the story)
by Dave Gudeman of Doc Rampage
The next 1,151 words of a 3,888 word story in progress, rated PG-13.

Rolf and Zantar are hired by one of the feuding families of Winkelfranks.

by Andrew Ian Dodge of Dodgeblogium
A 2,777 word short story rated PG-13.

Rupert, already perturbed to find out that some people like dressing up as animals to get their kicks, has to investigate an even more disturbing club in Aberdeen.

The Child (Parts 11,12,13,14,15,16) (Beginning of the story)
by Sheya Joie of Tales by Sheya
The next 5,245 words of a 11,614 word story in progress.

And so began the sweetest days of the Child's life. Days spent in the company of the Master, her Beloved. Days spent walking together, her small hand in his, her eyes feasting on his dear face - as he delighted in her delight in him. His voice filling both her ears and her hungry heart as he spoke songs of love into her...

[It wasn't obvious at first that this story was allegorical, but it was obvious that it was delightful, as it remains. -DSC]

Thanks for coming by. I hope you'll be able to visit Tales by Sheya for the next carnival. If you'd like to join the Storyblogging Carnival e-mail list, just drop me a line.

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