This weeks Wendig Challenge was the easiest one yet. I was done hours before I knew what it was.
Here is the working title and first (roughly) 1667 words of what will probably be the fourth or fifth story in the Raymond Jaye series.
Friday, November 1, 2013
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
This time it's a story involving a psychic power. Hopefully something will come along that fits part two.
Cold Reads and Hot Leeds (part 1)
“Are you Jimmy Leeds?” The voice caught him off guard, but he looked up and nodded.
The woman in the doorway might have been a hallucination if not for the fact that she had a small automatic pistol in one hand. Apart from the gun, she wore a gray skirt that hung past her knees, a white blouse with a gray jacket, small gray gloves, and a gray hat with a sheer veil that barely covered her eyes.
“Can I help you… miss?” It was as much an honorific as it was a desired outcome should she fire.
Friday, February 1, 2013
This time, the game was to pick a random motif, setting, and sub-genre from a list of ten each. I was stuck for a while, then I remembered a dream I had long ago. I twisted it a bit, and this is the result.
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Friday, October 12, 2012
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Double Rifles were made in Europe, mainly England, for use in Africa in the late 1800’s. They had the same metal casings, but used black powder or a mix of black and smokeless. These latter versions were the “Express” calibers. The .577 Nitro used black powder only, the .577 Nitro Express used a mix.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The word Rifle can refer to many different types, from the long barreled muzzle loading flintlocks*, to the classic lever action cowboy gun, to the modern hunting rifle, and even the short barreled bullpup assault rifle. The one thing they must all have is a rifled barrel.