Saturday Book Showcase: Mister Darcy’s Dogs

Mister Darcy's DogsMister Darcy’s Dogs
by Barbara Silkstone
4.4 star average on 29 reviews
178 pages

Doctor Lizzie Bennet, struggling against her conservative English countryside upbringing, determines to prove her worth as a dog psychologist. Nothing will deter her from her career until she meets the uppity and oh-so mysterious Londoner, Mister Darcy. His on-again, off-again flirtatious manner and his pompous putdowns challenge Lizzie’s short temper. When Mister Darcy hires her to train his lovable basset hounds for an important foxhunt, Lizzie accepts the task despite knowing next to nothing about the sport and harboring an intense fear of horses.

Will Lizzie keep her focus or succumb to her fate?

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Flash Fiction Challenge: Questions for Greg

The Blurb Doctor Is In
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Adrift on what felt like a sea of cotton, Greg was oblivious to everything around him. He could not move. He could not think.

He heard a soothing female voice speaking words that made no sense. His brain could not keep up.

With great effort, he mentally swam upward to the surface – toward a light. He opened his eyes. Everything was blurry.

He could see the doctor looming over him. Then he remembered it wasn’t a doctor. The pain came again. The pleasant female voice spoke once more, “Where is the microchip, Greg?”

Welcome to the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge. In 250 words or less, write a story incorporating the elements in the picture and/or the written prompt above. Do not include the prompt in your entry. The 250 word limit will be strictly enforced.

Please keep language and subject matter to a PG-13 level.

Use the comment section below to submit your entry. Entries will be accepted until Tuesday at 5:00 PM Pacific Time. No political or religious entries, please.

On Wednesday afternoon, we will open voting to the public with an online poll for the best writing entry accompanying the photo. Voting will be open until 5:00 PM Thursday.

On Friday afternoon, the winner will be recognized as we post the winning entry along with the picture as a feature. Then, at year end, the winners will be featured in an anthology like this one. Best of luck to you all in your writing!

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Dragonfly Arts Magazine Seeks Submissions

Dragonfly Arts MagazineDragonfly Arts Magazine seeks submissions of prose, poetry, art, and photography in the theme of reflections on sexual, domestic, and dating violence, as well as healthy relationships and self-renewal.

Entry Fee: NONE
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Prizes: Publication

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