Sunday, December 19, 2010

Microfiction Monday: "A Literary Treasure Hunt"

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the world's best meme, coming to you from Susan at Stony River. One of the highlights of a dangerous writer's week. Enjoy.

What the Dickens! "C us Forester's At wood," they call themselves. Shaw brings bacon Caroll, Eliot, and Jane Austen hold the Greenery. (137 characters.)

(My homage to 9 great writers, who visited me in the middle of the night while I struggled with this week's picture. Great company they were! In chronological order:
Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Jane Austen (1775-1817)
Charles Dickens (1812-1870)
George Eliot (1819-1880)
Lewis Caroll (1832-1898)
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
C.S. Forester (1899-1966)
Graham Greene (1904-1991)
Margaret Atwood (1939-present)

Have a great week, everyone. Thanks in advance for your comments. I appreciate them and will do my best to visit you all in return.


  1. Now THAT's creative!

    Happy Holidays!

  2. How wonderfully clever a tribute! What a splendid collection of muses to come caroling -- much better than Scrooge's I'd say.

    (and, holy crapoli, Batman, is it time for Microfiction again already??? Better get it up I guess! LOL)

  3. You are SO creative and a clever tribute indeed! Hope you have a beautiful holiday week, Michael! Enjoy!


  4. Really nice tribute to those that have inspired you. Havre a Happy Happy Holdiay

  5. That is very clever, Michael. Hope you have a great holiday.

  6. microfiction already? where have I been?
    yes, you may post my christmas week as you wish
    whatever I write is for all
    no matter what
    thank you for your kind words
    and Merry Christmas my friend
    whoa..this micro was awesome!

  7. Very creative Michael, Each of them would be pleased. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas,

  8. You brought the entire gang to the party! Fun to read!

  9. Since you named quite a few of my favorite authors this is my favorite story so far!

  10. oh wow! very good, you found some awesome inspiration.

  11. Very clever homage to all those literary greats, Michael! Well done. I'm impressed!

    Have a wonderful Christmas with your family.

  12. That took some planning! Well done.

  13. Have you analyzed what you ate before you went to bed? That might explain the busy night! Goodness, I think you must have been digesting a dictionary!

    Very clever though!

    Merry Christmas!

  14. Love anything Dicken's! Thanks!

  15. Nice to see at least one Canadian writer in your list...
    Have a wonderful holiday...Cheers!

  16. How do you get any sleep with all that company!!!! :O)

  17. Very ingenious! But what about the "Grimms" - brother and sister?

  18. I see my Jane Austin in the list...a fav of mine! Very clever, Michael. Thanks!



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