The Magazine

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The Magazine

Post by KateZiervogel » Tue Jan 27, 2015 2:12 pm

He absentmindedly swept his hair from his face. Leaning on the other elbow at his desk Arnold was trying to read the faded print of the old magazine in the dim light emanating from the single bulb in the workshop.

With his hair-swiping hand he reached for the beer bottle and grabbed it by the top of the neck and took a swig from it, lips almost touching the fingers holding the glass; he turned his head as he gulped, tilting the bottle and finishing the beer without moving his elbow. Replacing the bottle, it slipped, spilling over the magazine article.

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Re: The Magazine

Post by strawman » Tue Jan 27, 2015 3:14 pm

If he finished the beer, what was to spill? A replaced bottle? Inquiring minds want to know...
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Re: The Magazine

Post by KateZiervogel » Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:10 pm

I liked the imagery of "taking a spill" as in "falling". It seemed better than the bottle "rolling" over the magazine. Perhaps I should rethink the "spill" lol

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Re: The Magazine

Post by Horrorshow » Fri Jan 30, 2015 10:04 am

Great to see you posting your work over here on the Drabblecast forums, Kate. Looking forward to reading more.

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Re: The Magazine

Post by KateZiervogel » Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:56 pm

Ah Horrorshow! it is thanks to you that I found my way over here at all! DELIGHTED to see you semi-LIVE again! Awesome!

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Re: The Magazine

Post by Horrorshow » Sun Feb 01, 2015 3:09 pm

I'm still out there, Kate, scribbling away and working on longer fiction and various projects. I enjoy posting some of my more popular drabble "hits" here, to a new audience. Great to see you so active on the Drabblecast forums, sharing your writing!

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Re: The Magazine

Post by strawman » Sun Feb 01, 2015 10:43 pm

Horrorshow wrote: Great to see you so active on the Drabblecast forums, sharing your writing!
And your mead recipe! (Please)
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

"Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle."
Known Some Call Is Air Am
Spoiler:
Non sum qualis eram = "I am not who I will be"

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