Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes Prompt #1 Entries: THE LINKS

Nine responses to the first Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes. I call that better than expected. You will notice this is more of a round-up than a review. Being that these are long works of fiction and so many aspects of writing could be commented on, I felt it best to give the links and a blurb about each piece. The story ideas for each had their own merits. And as with my own work, we each had areas we could improve upon. But then, that is one reason we are doing this. One reason all writers do challenges, to keep improving.

As we continue with these challenges I’ll find a balance between blurbs and my insanity at reviewing and hopefully bring some entertainment to the table.

The order appearing is the order in which the entry was received.

The Writers with The Links

That sinking feeling.
by Ritu (But I Smile Anyway)
Our first entry in a brand new challenge, we have a story you might want to keep reading until the end. Ritu throws a curve. | A young woman on a voyage finds herself falling for the ship’s captain when nature takes its course. A familiar story with a very modern twist.

Movie Night
by Greg (Potholes in the Road of Life)
A modern military version of a love letter home. In Movie Night, Greg gives us an idea of how life has changed in some ways for today’s soldier while the core remains the same.

Southern Serenade
by Ronovan (Ronovan Writes)
An untold scene from a work in progress.

Saved by the Chocolate
by Sarina (Shining Seeds)
A young woman brings her fiancé to her family for the first time. And there is some explaining to do.

The Man in the Captain Uniform
by Michelle (The Journey)
A piece of flash fiction about a little girl and her father in his military uniform.

Heart of Gold
by Shida Tahirah (876LoveR)
A shy Jamaica romance between a man, woman, and a beach at sunset.

Judy and John
by Tessa Dean Smeigh (Writing is my Life)
Judy is on the beach when John arrives home. A small disaster happens with an even bigger ending.

As always
by Florence (Meanings and Musings)
A seductive rendezvous is told from the view of the woman arriving at a surprise destination.

Captive Dragon
by Melinda Kucsera (in medias res)
A fantasy story set in a world of her own making, with a character from her previous work.

Ronovan Hester is an author, with his debut historical adventure novel Amber Wake: Gabriel Falling due out in December of 2015. He shares his life as an amnesiac and Chronic Pain sufferer through his blog His love of poetry, authors and community through his online world has lead to a growing Weekly Haiku Challenge and the creation of a site dedicated to book reviews, interviews and author resources known as

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9 thoughts on “Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes Prompt #1 Entries: THE LINKS

  1. Hi Ron,
    I know this is not a right place to post this comment but need your suggestion. I wrote this story in one of my recent moods, and just now I thought I can add two of the prompt words from your recent fiction challenge and see how it goes. If the story seems too weepy which it is, and the plot too is not well-planned, then I’ll leave it for now. Maybe next time.


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