Before NaNo rolled around we were hitting about sixty stories a week for #fridayflash. Looks like the NaNoBite (sorry, could not resist) has finally passed and we’re back to about normal level of participation. As of this moment we have sixty stories in the Collector. Woo hoo, back to full strength.
I think there are a few more floating around out there. We usually end up posting a few late arrivals. If your story is not in the list please add it to the Collector and then I’ll add it here. I’ve posted new listings as late as a Wednesday, but obviously the sooner you get it listed, the better.
I don’t usually discuss my private life here, but I feel recent circumstances warrant a bit if explanation. If I have been a bit remiss in visiting your stories and posting comments please forgive me. My wife is currently in the hospital (second time in three weeks) so much of my time is taken up with hospital visits and trying to keep the house from falling apart in her absence. I try to read a story or two when I can, but have been noticeably missing in action both on #fridayflash and 12 Days commenting. She is doing much better and I hope things will settle back to normal soon.
I had no time to write a new story this week, so I posted one from my files. While not exactly seasonal, I hope you enjoy it, as well as all the other terrific stories we have on tap for you this week. Hope all of you on the East Coast are surviving the big snow. You are in my thoughts. ~jon
A Christmas Tradition by Lauren Cude via Facebook ~ Slice of Life
Baboushka: A Special Story for the Christmas Season by David Masters @davidmasters ~ Unspecified
Letters to Santa Series, Letter 2, from serviceman’s child by Deanna Schrayer @deannaschrayer ~ Slice of Life
The South Harding Street Clouditecturalist Union monthly pancake buffet and meeting by Chad Redden @chadredden ~ Literary
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