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 Fiction: TO A FRIEND - by spongemonkey (114 words) - Date online (23-03-2007)
Poetry

A blind mans passion.

(750 reads) (Read More... | 790 | 6 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic,, - by e-griff (184 words) - Date online (23-03-2007)
Drama

Banane has the last word ... perhaps?

(783 reads) (Read More... | 1248 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Jack the Lad - by Ginger (1870 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Drama

I reworked my submission for the last prose challenge. It now has a new name, and enough editing to (I hope) make it less confusing. Also changed the cows to horses, as per John's suggestion. :)

(912 reads) (Read More... | 10572 | 4 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic, - by e-griff (973 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Drama

What is he going to do with his testicles? And his mighty weapon.

(810 reads) (Read More... | 6291 | 6 comments | Rating: 9.25)

 Fiction: [UKAWANIAY] Childless Section 22 - Nick's Dad Maybe - by Threadbear (920 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Novel Excerpts

Joe continues his speculation on who Nick's father might be

(511 reads) (Read More... | 11731 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Confession - by Rupe (1308 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Experimental

What can be done about paedophiles? Incarceration is obvious, but it comes after the fact - the damage has already been inflicted. What makes them do it? If we knew that, then perhaps much suffering could be avoided. Unfortunately, I have no real insights into the subject. All I have to offer is a lose-lose scenario which surely happens in real life.

(499 reads) (Read More... | 7712 | 6 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: THROUGH THE HEDGE - by wfgray (1793 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Stories for Children

this is a short story about Granda-dad Bill and his dog Teddy

(576 reads) (Read More... | 9116 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Joe Tuesday ~ The Murdered Mogul~ *4* ~case closed~ - by len (1248 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Crime/Thriller

5:34, P. M. Our suspect, Veronica Lane, is downstairs bein' processed. The Cap'n seems pleased to have this case closed on the same day of the murder. He's been talkin' promotion to me. I tried tellin' him I was just doin' my job, but he says the Department needs to have a hero, with this bein' such a high profile case. I'm just proud to be part of the best police force, in the country. I'm Joe Tuesday. I carry a badge.

(531 reads) (Read More... | 7917 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: In The Beginning - by Hazy (298 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Flash Fiction

Things have a tendency to develop into something bigger... Especially with regard to sexual deviance. Hazy x ===================================

(835 reads) (Read More... | 1958 | 7 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Formerly known as Ashley - by chrissy (966 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
  
Drama

Any kind of comments, please. 'When did I stop just being a fucking kid? Why do they refer to you as what's wrong with you?'

(1609 reads) (Read More... | 5177 | 11 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: A Bad Case Of Subsidence (NOVEL CH. 4) - by Rupe (882 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Novel Excerpts

Fourth chapter of my novel, 'Throwing it all Away'. Story so far: Pete, a young lawyer, comes home & finds his girlfriend with another man. They have a row, she kicks him out. He gets drunk and sleeps rough overnight. In the morning he crawls in to work. Big thanks to all who have commented on previous chapters. Any guidance appreciated, however brief.

(460 reads) (Read More... | 5699 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Twilight Laird (Part 2) - by Rhoda *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (3721 words) - Date online (19-03-2007)
Romance

This is the second scene of my novel, THE TWILIGHT LAIRD. I had an earlier version of of this scene posted a few months ago, but due to technical difficulties, it has been lost. I reworked the scene and would greatly appreciate any comments on it. I hope it is better than the earlier version.

(404 reads) (Read More... | 20653 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Misunderstood Marcia - by goldbell *NEW AUTHOR* Welcome this new UKA author (1401 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
  
Stories for Children

This is my first attempt at writing anything. I would love to hear your thoughts on it...whether they are good or bad!

(936 reads) (Read More... | 7691 | 7 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: He's a Fast Worker (NOVEL CH. 3) - by Rupe (1397 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
  
Novel Excerpts

Third chapter of my novel, 'Throwing it all Away'. Story so far: Pete, a young lawyer, comes home early & finds his girlfriend with another man. They have a row, she kicks him out, he gets drunk. This is what happens next. Big thanks to e-griff, Michel, discopants and delph_ambi for helpful comments on previous chapters. Would greatly appreciate guidance on this one - even if just one word...

(805 reads) (Read More... | 8584 | 5 comments | Rating: 8.75)

 Fiction: Jagged Edge - by Hazy (644 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
  
Flash Fiction

Written in response to Griffy's prose challenge (albeit a late entry!!). The words in bold are those Griffy supplied. The rest's my own. Thanks for the inspiration! Purposely haven't read the others yet but will try and do so tomorrow/soon! Hazy x ============================================

(1002 reads) (Read More... | 3993 | 5 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Joe Tuesday ~The The Murdered Mogul~ *2* ~Joe fumbles a forward pass~ - by len (2544 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

Somebody found a rolling luggage carrier from a prop department..Twelve men wrestled the corpulent corpse onto it and trundled the earthly remains of Howard Huge into the spacious elevator....

(613 reads) (Read More... | 14961 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Beach - by blackdove (785 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Drama

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 Fiction: Shylark Homes & Dr. Wattsit *6* ~Sleuthing in the Closet~ - by Linear (1639 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Humour

What impossible mystery will the world’s greatest detective, Shylark Homes, his portly friend, Dr. Wattsit and their drunken guide discover in this weeks thrilling chapter? Co-written with fellow Bad Penny, Len.

(872 reads) (Read More... | 10211 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Cherry Ripe - by glennie (2387 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Experimental

After having read the Mabinogi(on) - mythical tales from ancient Britain - I have tried to create something in a similar vein. At nearly 2,500 words this is the longest short story I have written.

(697 reads) (Read More... | 13469 | 1 comment | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Joe Tuesday ~The Case of the Murdered Mougul~ *1* ~the crime scene~ - by len (1469 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

This is a complete re-write of one of my first stories when four chapters was a long write for me..:o)

(512 reads) (Read More... | 8570 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic. - by e-griff (579 words) - Date online (16-03-2007)
Drama

Awangar's mighty weapon is called into action yet again!

(575 reads) (Read More... | 3760 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: A Brand-New Dress - by Rupe (619 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Drama

Department store fantasy... Updated 13, 14 & 16 March following helpful crit, especially from TheGeeza, discopants and TheGeeza again. Thanks all - I appreciate it.

(1234 reads) (Read More... | 3506 | 10 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: Shylark Homes & Wattsit *5* ~Scots on the Docks~ - by Linear (1649 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Humour

Where will the villainous Moranarity's trail lead the world’s greatest detective, Shylark Homes and his portly friend, Dr. Wattsit, in this weeks thrilling chapter! Co-written with fellow Bad Penny, Len.

(1883 reads) (Read More... | 10252 | 5 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: The Apotheosis of Jabez Pigstock. Chapter 23 - by shadow (1698 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Novel Excerpts

In which Jabez finds that the wolves are the least of his problems.

(638 reads) (Read More... | 9902 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Jim Beam ~Murder in a Locked Box~*16* ~Joe Tuesday to the Rescue~ - by len (2380 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

"It's always a good idea to have pals on the force you can count on in a pinch." James R. Beam 1946

(547 reads) (Read More... | 13518 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic.. - by e-griff (764 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Drama

Drawers fly open and we get a quote.

(579 reads) (Read More... | 4826 | 4 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Gordon's Room. - by RoyBateman (1443 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
  
Drama

The old, old story...a deserter far away from home, a naive young girl and the inevitable tragedy.

(913 reads) (Read More... | 8820 | 13 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: The Serious Business of Getting Drunk (NOVEL CH. 2) - by Rupe (1088 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Novel Excerpts

Second chapter from my novel, 'Throwing it all Away'. Young lawyer Pete has just come home to find his girlfriend with another man. They have a row. She kicks him out. This is what happens next. Am seriously unsure about this chapter - keep taking it out and putting it back in again - so any guidance appreciated, even if just one word ('rubbish', 'boring', 'fantastic' etc).

(483 reads) (Read More... | 6678 | 3 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Witness. - by josiedog (3048 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Drama

Skullduggery in an opium den, and an unwilling witness. It's a bit long, and is part of a larger collection of related tales involving same characters and setting. This would be an opener.

(784 reads) (Read More... | 17714 | 7 comments | Rating: 8.5)

 Fiction: Finer Point of Law - by Harry (1665 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Drama

“It’s the law, Mr. Starch – don’t confuse it with common sense – don’t try to make sense out of it, it's the rules we all live by.”

(635 reads) (Read More... | 9302 | 6 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: Jim Beam (Murder in a Locked Box} *17* {epilogue} - by len (1216 words) - Date online (12-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

"There's only two kinds of dames in this world... and I think they're both swell." James R. Beam 1946

(504 reads) (Read More... | 6886 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Shylark Homes *4* ~Deducing at the Docks~ - by Linear (1265 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Humour

Who knows what mystery and intrigue the world’s greatest detective, Shylark Homes and his portly friend, Dr. Wattsit, will find in this weeks thrilling chapter! Co-written with fellow Bad Penny, Len.

(920 reads) (Read More... | 8095 | 6 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Prose Challenge - by RichardZ (1767 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
  
Experimental

Written in response to the prose challenge in the prose workshop forum.

(1212 reads) (Read More... | 10309 | 13 comments | Rating: 9.5)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic... - by e-griff (620 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Drama

A man needs ale.

(641 reads) (Read More... | 3749 | 4 comments | Rating: 9.5)

 Fiction: New Gloves - by sirat (1489 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
  
Drama

Submitted in response to e-griff's challenge in the Prose Workshop section of the Forums.

(1301 reads) (Read More... | 8309 | 19 comments | Rating: 9.33)

 Fiction: Mistakes - by TheGeeza (978 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Flash Fiction

Wounds sometimes won't heal until you do something about it - and it's never too late to try. 1,015 words.

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This is my effort at e-griff's prose workshop challenge. The supplied words from the challenge are highlighted in bold at the beginning of the story - the rest are mine.
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(946 reads) (Read More... | 6046 | 13 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Sailing A Dead Sea - by -phoenix- (187 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Flash Fiction

Just a short bit of a story that came to me last night. Comments would be greatly appreciated.

(632 reads) (Read More... | 1118 | 8 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: The Advisor by bluepootle - by e-griff (2432 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Drama

A story for the Prose Workshop Challenge. Written by bluepootle and posted by me cos she's on holiday up to friday :-)

(854 reads) (Read More... | 13394 | 12 comments | Rating: 7)

 Fiction: Bag of Weasels. Chapter 2 - by josiedog (1332 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Novel Excerpts

Chapter two of novel, which might morph into chapter one. Don't worry folks, I'm not gonna stick the whole lot up.

(1177 reads) (Read More... | 7402 | 3 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: The Prostitute, the Gangster, his Wife & her Lover - by Rupe (2551 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Crime/Thriller

My entry for e-griff's prose workshop challenge. The lines down to 'The next morning, I went out early' were supplied as part of the challenge. The phrase 'bizarre love triangle' popped into my head as I started working out the plot... It was fun to write, but the result is preposterous. Feel free to rip it to shreds.

(806 reads) (Read More... | 14452 | 11 comments | Rating: 9)

 Fiction: Loves Labours - by Bootylicious (1425 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Humour

Terri is single, 36 years old and has two cats. This of course places her in a certain catergory in people's minds. Her friends have given up on trying to pair her off with prospective mates. She has respectively been classed as fussy, high maintenance and generally weird. At times Terri has been told she is all three these things at the same time. In her wilder moments she has contemplated giving up her urban existence and running off into the hills to become a hermitess and live the good life.

(456 reads) (Read More... | 8650 | 1 comment | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Blackmail - by Claire (2996 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
  
Drama

Written for egriff's challenge over in the prose workshop. I only found out about this last night, Thurs, and decided to knock up a story. Ain't had time to edit yet though.

(1165 reads) (Read More... | 16878 | 14 comments | Rating: 8)

 Fiction: Nemesis - by e-griff (1753 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Drama

O timid wee fellow who nobody loves, why do you walk by the sea in gloves? A Story written for Prose Workshop Challenge

(1124 reads) (Read More... | 9866 | 11 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Playing The Game - by Bootylicious (2030 words) - Date online (09-03-2007)
Sci-fi

Someone's been flouting the rules of the most sacred game. What is the game and what punishment awaits this obnoxious being?

(842 reads) (Read More... | 10901 | comments? | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Jim Beam ~Murder in a Locked Box~*14* ~Beautiful Blond, with a Hot Lead Chaser~ - by len (2411 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

"When a day starts off too good, more times than not.. the rest goes right in the toilet." James R. Beam 1946

(593 reads) (Read More... | 13817 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: Jim Beam {Murder in a Locked Box} *15* {Tommy-guns and Dizzy Dames) - by len (1710 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Mystery/Detective

"Some days, fifty clams, plus expenses just don't cover the inconvience." James R. Beam 1946

(496 reads) (Read More... | 9168 | 2 comments | Rating: 0)

 Fiction: To feel envy - by flossieBee (997 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Faction

Edited version with thanks to Delph_ambi and Tai Li

(2401 reads) (Read More... | 5325 | 5 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: The Worst Nightmare Ever, Sub Titled ‘Whirligig’ - by Gerry (1359 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Philosophy

This is a re-write and tightening up of a story originally posted on 'Writtenbyme' Anyone remember that site? Dare you read it to the end? Just beware of the Box...

(1496 reads) (Read More... | 7620 | 11 comments | Rating: 10)

 Fiction: The Missionary Position - by shadow (687 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Sci-fi

Beware of aliens bearing gifts ...

(941 reads) (Read More... | 4170 | 9 comments | Rating: 8.33)

 Fiction: Awangar and the Magic - by e-griff (698 words) - Date online (05-03-2007)
Drama

Is his mighty weapon as clean as it should be? all this and more....

(660 reads) (Read More... | 4185 | 7 comments | Rating: 8)

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