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Writer Wars Winner: "Because of the Brave" by jedialonza!

By reidfaylorAugust 8, 2014
Behold, Sparklers, your humble writing champion. Last week's prompt asked writers to describe someone they know without resorting to easy descriptors, and jedialonza's beautiful story won for good reason. She wrote with impeccable sincerity, imbuing her subject with a quiet More  →
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Writer Wars: Introductions

By reidfaylorAugust 6, 2014
Oh writers, has it really been a week already? I feel like it was just 7 days ago that I was giving you a new prompt, awarding runners-up, getting excited for stories. What's that? 7 days is a week? Don't be ridiculous. Last week had a couple of real tearjerkers, and the te More  →
Writer Wars: Introductions

Writer Wars Winner: "A Shot in the Dark" by Furnunculus!

By reidfaylorJuly 30, 2014
Congratulations to Furnunculus for winning this week's Writer Wars! Last week I asked writers for stories packed with so much action that I’d have problems breathing, and oh, how they delivered. Read the story above, and witness a world overrun with the dead returned to More  →
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Writer Wars: Action

By reidfaylorJuly 29, 2014
Welcome, my dear Writers, to another edition of WRITER WARS. First off: oh man, you guys packed a lot of action into last week's stories. There were zombies, people gettin' shot pretty much everywhere, demons, even a teddy bear strapped with explosives. I had to take several More  →
Writer Wars: Action

Writer Wars Winner: "You and Your Job" by SilverLiningOfACloud!

By reidfaylorJuly 24, 2014
In this week's Writer Wars winner, things get ... personal. SilverLiningOfACloud did a little internet sleuthing to deliver this story about Reid Faylor—er, me. Eerily enough, the details are pretty dead on—I have a cat named Mr. President whose litter I dread cleaning, More  →
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Writer Wars: Odd Jobs

By reidfaylorJuly 22, 2014
Breathe it in, writers—that's the pleasant scent of a brand new Writer Wars. "It smells like hot dogs!" You're right. I ... I don't know why that is. Weird. Last week's prompt had you all write stories about people with one-of-a-kind jobs, and you delivered tales of sup More  →
Writer Wars: Odd Jobs
About the Author

Reid Faylor is a stand-up comedian, cartoonist, writer, and whimsically bearded gentleman living in New York City. He owns a cat named Mr. President. You can follow his tumblr at

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