Celebrating 15 years of 100 Word Stories

Oh shit, how could I forget this?
R Crap Mariner’s 100 Word Stories Podcast and Blog has just turned 15 years old, and Orca – as a huge fan – wanted to blog abaout it … but forgot. 😦 Then she read about it in Inara’s blog and promptly forgot again. 😮
But now, finally I’ll reblog Inara’s story.

Congratz on 15 years of wonderful storytelling in 100 Words, Laurence Simon aka, R. Crap Mariner.

PS: Ever noticed when I do something bad or awesome I become “she” and “Orca”, when I’m just myself, well then I’m just myself. 😐

Anhoo, here’s Inara from a couple days ago …

Inara Pey: Living in a Modem World

Story-teller, commentator, raconteur – R. Dismantled is all of these, and more. A long-time resident of Second Life, R. is a keen patron of the arts in-world, including performance art and dance – so much so that with regards to dance in Second Life, he has in the past been a guest writer in these pages.

R. is also a prolific writer of 100-word stories – or “drabbles” as they’re known. It’s something he got into as a result of several influences, as he explains:

I started writing drabbles after a friend in college wrote a set of them in a 100×100 project. Woody Allen’s play about Abraham Lincoln obsessing over “How long must a man’s legs be? Long enough to reach the ground” inspired me.

Then, a group of writers started the site “100 Words Or Les Nessman” where they challenged themselves to write about a topic, or they…

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