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About vanyieck

There is nothing about me that is more interesting than you. I am a man. I have a wife and family. I have a career. I have two dogs. I

Vanyieck’s Thought for the Day

Thought for the day: When choosing a future career, consider comedy. Even if you aren’t very good at it, no one will laugh at you. Thank you to everyone who ‘liked’ my six word novels. Now, I’m off until September. … Continue reading

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Seven

Separated by war. Hope fought valiantly.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Six

An eager victim made her smile.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Five

Loving him didn’t make him care.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Four

Focus. Return. Lunge. Ace. Match. Ignominy.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Three

Sleeping pills silenced demons, she hoped.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day Two

Sucker punch. Goliath just glares. Crap.

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Seven Days of the Six Word Novel: Day One

I recently learned about a literary form of storytelling called the six word novel. Ernest Hemingway was credited with the most famous form of the story with: ‘For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.’ This reminds me of the haiku. It’s … Continue reading

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Demise of the Canadian Penny

“What’s got you so bummed out?” Joe asked his brother. “Death, man. Death of an idea. A personal friend. Freedom. And when freedom dies, what’s left to live for?” complained Grant. “Why do you always have to be so cryptic? … Continue reading

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Overheard at a Fastfood Restaurant

While having lunch, I overheard two teenaged girls talking. “I think I’m in love. This time I think it’s real.” “Really? How can you tell?” “When I’m with him, I completely forget to check my iPhone.” At some point the … Continue reading

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