Friday, July 4, 2014

#ThursThreads - Week 126 - Winners

Week 126 of #ThursThreads had some terrific tales. Happy Independence Day to all my American writers! 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 for helping me celebrate these years of flash. Be sure to check out the #ThursThreads #flashfiction group on FB to keep up with news, etc.

  • Sandi Layne | @sandyquill
  • Silver James | @SilverJames_
  • Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
  • Anna Lund | @AnnaLund2011 (first)
  • Olivia Starke | @OliviaStarke
  • Anna Lund | @AnnaLund2011 (Second)
  • Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
  • Cara Michaels | @caramichaels
  • Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
  • Nellie Batz | @solimond
  • Hunter Frost | @HunterFrostMM

Winners Announcement:

Honorable Mentions
Sandi Layne | @sandyquill
I have to say it was the ending that nailed it for me in this tale. Good heavens, he's still there? Eep! Yep, that's what did it.

Olivia Starke | @OliviaStarke
I didn't like the ending of this story - I wanted to ring the younger sister's neck because she was being selfish and probably didn't have an idea of how bad the guy was. But my fury was such that Olivia nailed it. She made me grit my teeth and hope the older sister Gibbs Slaps the younger. :)
Cara Michaels | @caramichaels
 You gotta love a man whose main focus is you and even your fierceness turns him on. I was right there with Circe and yet couldn't help falling for Adrius.

Week 126 Winner

Siobhan says: I loved Anna's second approach to the prompt because I've been there and experienced that. I've been the expert and had a guy tell me how it is in my field. Anna captured the feeling of condescension beautifully in so few words. Nicely done.

Posh, social setting.

Business partners and clients all belonged to dear husband, and I was invited as the +1. Shit, that’s nice.

Colorful cocktails and exquisite Amuse-bouches all over the elegant place. Beautiful people drifting in and out of high-ceilinged rooms.

Conversing with an important CEO, I mentioned that I fly planes.

He jumped on that, and started a long monologue on how he took two lessons on a Bi-plane twenty-five years ago. He drifted into aerodynamics and meteorology, looking mighty pleased with himself.

At the end of his monologue, he turned and asked, ”What do you fly, darling?”


Congratulations Two Time Winner Anna, Sandi, Olivia, and Cara! Don't forget to claim your badges and display them with pride. You certainly earned it!

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much, Siobhan!
    I feel privileged to have won on the 4th of July! *happy dance*
    Congrats to Sandi, Olivia, and Cara for the HMs!


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