Issue407

Existential Terror and Breakfast: 16.

Epiphanies taste better with toast.

 

Her message read “I think you should see someone” so instead, Malcolm drank. Her message read “You need someone to talk to about this”, so instead Malcolm got shit-faced, three sheets to the wind, under the table, forgot his own name DRUNK. His face is currently pressed against his cold kitchen floor.

Malcolm has been awake for a good quarter of the hour, he just hasn’t moved. Malcolm was not participating today. If the world wanted to be cruel, to be meaningless and absurd, let it, it just had to do so without him.

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Day Twenty Four: Lion-Daughter Nichole.

The old adage goes that “you should not judge a book by its cover” and though it is a virtuous sentiment it is not one that is typically followed. Welcome to day Twenty Four of my 31 Days of First Impressions Challenge! In this challenge I will be reading the first entry or chapter of a different serial (or web fiction) and then give my first impressions on them be they good or bad. In short: I will be judging a book by its cover.

For today’s serial I read Lion-Daughter Nicole by AtiyaTheSeeker!

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Day Twenty Three: Denham’s Dentifrice.

The old adage goes that “you should not judge a book by its cover” and though it is a virtuous sentiment it is not one that is typically followed. Welcome to day Twenty Three of my 31 Days of First Impressions Challenge! In this challenge I will be reading the first entry or chapter of a different serial (or web fiction) and then give my first impressions on them be they good or bad. In short: I will be judging a book by its cover.

Today’s post is a little unlike the others, as the site Denham’s Dentifrice is not a singular traditional serial, but rather a collection of short stories and short serials. For this post I chose to read the first chapter of The Blooms of Perennial Wisdom, by Phineas Clockword.

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Day Twenty Two: Noli Me a Tank in a Mall.

The old adage goes that “you should not judge a book by its cover” and though it is a virtuous sentiment it is not one that is typically followed. Welcome to day Twenty Two of my 31 Days of First Impressions Challenge! In this challenge I will be reading the first entry or chapter of a different serial (or web fiction) and then give my first impressions on them be they good or bad. In short: I will be judging a book by its cover.

For today’s entry in my challenge, I read bluepencil‘s serial Noli Me Tank in a Mall.

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Day Twenty One: Time & Tied.

The old adage goes that “you should not judge a book by its cover” and though it is a virtuous sentiment it is not one that is typically followed. Welcome to day Twenty One of my 31 Days of First Impressions Challenge! In this challenge I will be reading the first entry or chapter of a different serial (or web fiction) and then give my first impressions on them be they good or bad. In short: I will be judging a book by its cover.

Today I read Time & Tied by Mathtans!

Author’s note: I may have a bias as I wrote for this author’s serial for an April Fool’s Day swap and wrote a post on his other serial, Taylor’s Polynomials. As such I was already familiar with the author’s style of writing.

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