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Writer Wars Winner: "A Spark" by WritingFire!

By reidfaylorMarch 6, 2014
For the second week in a row, the Sparklers' Choice Award goes to WritingFire! I don't know what she's doing, whether she's made some sinister pact with underworld forces, bribed everyone, or maybe she's simply dang good at writing (hint: it's the last one), but her stories More  →
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Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

By reidfaylorMarch 3, 2014
Hello, writers! Welcome to this week's Writer Wars. How are you? Are you feeling refreshed? Filled with writing energy? Eager to slap down a short story and reap in all that writer-pride? Good. Last week's prompt took a page from Kurt Vonnegut and had you write about the w More  →
Writer Wars: Alien Perspective

Writer Wars Winner: "I Can Be Your Worst Enemy " by WritingFire!

By reidfaylorFebruary 26, 2014
This week's Sparklers' Choice Award is bestowed to WritingFire, a well-decorated Writer Wars winner, and for good reason: she writes dang good. Last week's prompt asked writers to tell a story of a superhero's origins, and WritingFire crafted a story of a bullied protagonist More  →
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Writer Wars: Superhero Origins

By reidfaylorFebruary 24, 2014
Last week's Writer Wars was one of my favorites so far. The prompt was to write an origin story for a new superhero, and you took liberties with the prompt in some ingenious ways. Some of you questioned what it meant to be a hero, some came up with powers that were greater b More  →
Writer Wars: Superhero Origins

Writer Wars Winner: "Quiet Was All They Saw" by radha24-totlcrzynerdwholuvsbks!

By reidfaylorFebruary 21, 2014
Congratulations to radha-24! Last week, readers gave her story (it's above! It's this story!) over 21 votes, earning her the Sparklers' Choice Award. Read the story! What happens in it? I suppose I can give you a slight hint: unicorn. That's actually a pretty substantial hin More  →
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Writer Wars: Lessons Learned

By reidfaylorFebruary 18, 2014
A happy Tuesday to you, writers! Are you excited to start off the week with more Writer Wars? Have you been anticipating the juicy goodness of storytelling? Have you been kept awake at night, wondering quietly to yourself, “What will the prompt be this week? Oh gosh, I'm More  →
Writer Wars: Lessons Learned

Writer Wars Winner: "Rthir" by TheDoctor212!

By reidfaylorFebruary 12, 2014
This week's Writer Wars winner comes to us from TheDoctor212. In last week's prompt, writers had to craft a story about a world similar to our own in every way but one. With beautiful writing, TheDoctor did just that and immersed us in the world of Rthir, a planet nearly ide More  →
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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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