Friday, April 26, 2013

#ThursThreads - Week 68 - Winners


Week 68 of #ThursThreads had some terrific tales! Thanks to all who came to write yesterday. I'm honored to see all of the returning writers and read your stories. Thank you for coming back again and again to write. And I'm delighted to see new writers stopping by. Great thanks go to Clair de Lune for reading the stories.

  • Theresa Breaux | @theresabreaux
  • Rebecca Brennan | @bexbrennan
  • Silver James | @SilverJames_
  • Lizzie Koch | @Lizzie_Loodles
  • Sandra Bunino | @SandraBunino
  • Susan Hayes | @capricia13
  • Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
  • Veronica Jordan | @RevolutionaryVJ
  • Doris O'Connor | @mamaD8
  • Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
  • S.J. Maylee | @SJMaylee
  • Mark Ethridge | @LurchMunster
Clair says: I didn't think this was going to be easy and it wasn't. I read all the stories a few times then went with the one that appealed most to me, then I did  the same with the honorable mentions. I think the standard of writing was high and want to congratulate all those who took part. I really enjoyed reading your stories as I get so little time to read at the moment.

Winners Announcement:

Honorable Mentions
Sandra Bunino | @SandraBunino
Clair says: I liked this from the start too. Her turmoil and determination not to give in then the surrender in the final line. The hints about their past and his nature were well done.

Susan Hayes | @capricia13
Clair says: Loved this idea and can see it happening. Nightmare scenario. No dialogue but I assume thhat was deliberate and very effective in conveying the anonymity of the whole process.

Veronica Jordan | @RevolutionaryVJ
Clair says: There was a good mix of dialogue and exposition. I liked the way the dress was introduced and the way a scent was used to evoke a scene. Nice ending too.

Week 68 Winner

Clair says: Ever since I read Guy de Maupassant at school I have loved a story with a surprise ending "a sting in the tail" as it's called. Doris O'Connor's story captured my interest right from the start. I love Sci Fi too and this idea intrigued me. The build up of tension was well done and maintained until the final line... Great story. I enjoyed it.

"You have got to be kidding me. I'm not going into that thing."

The mere thought of having to enter that clanging box made her hyperventilate. The room spun and her hands grasped the first firm object she could find.

"Easy there, I've got you."

The deep masculine voice belonged to the broad chest she was holding onto. The owner of that voice smiled down on her, when she managed to lift her head to study her rescuer. This time Eliza had a hard time drawing air into her lungs for the man watching her from under hooded eyes was one specimen of wet dream inducing hunk. Heat flooded her cheeks, and she inwardly cursed her inherent diabolic timing.

Here she was about to climb into the Sizeomatron to be fitted with the perfect sex-android, and she had to encounter the most desirable man she had ever laid eyes on.

"Miss, it's standard procedure." The disembodied voice of the technician overseeing her Android fitting broke through the fog in her lust for brains head. "We need to take exact internal measurements, to program your Orgasmatron to fit for maximum pleasure penetration. The easiest way to achieve that is with an all over body scan. This was all explained in the brochure."

Eliza groaned and wished the ground to swallow her up.

"Do we have to do this in front of an audience?"

She smiled at the man still holding her, and the technician laughed.

"We do, cause that's your android."

Congratulations Doris, Sandra, Susan, and Veronica! Don't forget to claim your badges and display them with pride. You certainly earned it! :)

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  1. Oooh, I won? Yey! *dances like a loony thing*

    Thanks bunches! :-D

    And congrats to the Honorable Mentions!

  2. Congratulations to Doris! I do enjoy her flash fiction pieces.

    And well done to the mentions.

  3. Congrats Doris!! And well done to everyone else too :)


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