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Rated: 18+ · Bulletin · Writing · #2110745
Monthly award for writing excellence.
         The cover photo gracing this page is of the helm controls of the historic ferry Berkley, taken by my good friend Richard Schulte, and published on his photo blog, https://coolsandiegosights.com/ ~ Richard has over 15,000 photographs on his blog at this writing, and has graciously announced that anyone who wishes may use them for covers, illustrations, and so forth for no more cost than giving him credit as I have done here. If you've ever priced cover art, you'll have a good idea of what he's offering!
         The Talk of the Flight Deck ribbon is a minor token of recognition made monthly to the item reviewed during the previous month that made the greatest impact due to the overall quality of the item's concept, writing skill, and execution. After a year's hiatus, I have returned to writing and the world's greatest writing site, and Talk of the Flight Deck has returned with me, effective March 2019. Though I don't write much (any) steampunk anymore, the award was themed to that genre, and I have decided to keep it so for both nostalgia and continuity. My thanks go to everyone who was considered for writing these wonderful stories; they gave me many hours of enjoyment. All were worthy efforts deserving of recognition.* These were the ones that pegged my fun meter:

August 2019:
Ice  (E)
A 299 word story written for the Daily Flash Fiction Challenge 8/14/19.
#2198182 by hullabaloo22

July 2019:
The Taste of Dad's Honey  (E)
Memories provoked by a jar of honey accidentally found in the cupboard
#2194748 by Daniela Kuzmanova

June 2019:
The Night Road  (18+)
Prompt: Out of the Fog Winner
#2015757 by ~MM~

May 2019:
They Always Return  (13+)
An experiment with modular story form with metaphor weaved in.
#2187975 by LostGhost: Seeking & Learning

April 2019:
Bingo Disaster  (E)
I never talk about the Bingo Disaster, yet it pops into my head often.
#2184699 by Ari Lox

March 2019:
Freezer  (13+)
Estranged from her father, she receives a phone call and uncovers a mystery
#2185662 by Louise

February 2018:
'Til Death Do Us Part  (ASR)
She hadn’t spoken a word in days. Not an utterance had passed her lips...
#2148103 by SolSoleil

January 2018:
Green and Red  (E)
A poem comparing two ecosystems
#2147210 by Willow Bali

November 2017:
Ghost Steps Ch 1 draft  (GC)
When your master shoos you away, a mythical monster has to keep themselves busy somehow.
#2135327 by Poeros

October 2017:
Coffee Grounds  (E)
A man comes to terms with his marriage ending.
#2135517 by thistennesseeguy

August 2017:
An Introduction  (E)
This is a short story about what my life used to be like.
#2130895 by spencingt0n

July 2017:
Notes  (E)
All anyone ever heard was telling music. Only Stan heard the rest.
#2128877 by Camran Bastien

April 2017:
My Tiny Princess  (E)
To my little sister who I truly miss. She's growing up and we hardly speak anymore.
#2119470 by Black Widow

March 2017:
Ink on the Page  (13+)
My jumble of thoughts...sometimes coherent...perhaps, every now and then...Not so much!
#2110280 by TaH2o

February 2017:
Magnetic Minds: Chapter 1  (13+)
Olivia, her brother, and father are caught in an accident. Or is it an accident?
#2112086 by Grayson Moon

January 2017:
Dear Me Contest Entry  (E)
A creatively inspirational letter to myself, touching on my goals for 2017
#2109511 by VictoriaKelly

*Invalid Items are removed after sixty days; at that point, I assume that their removal is no longer temporary, such as for editing purposes, etc.
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