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The Word Count

Welcome to the #WordCountPodcast!

Free flash fiction, based on a monthly prompt host R. B. Wood publishes on his site (


Jul 15, 2019

A couple of the Word Count Irregulars read their stories to an audience at Readercon 30 based on this prompt:

SHOW NOTES: Host: R. B. Wood


W. B. J. Williams – “Untitled”

R. B. Wood –“Dear...

Jun 26, 2019

Host: R. B. Wood     SHow Notes: RBWOOD.COM

A short, but delightful show this time around. I thought I'd have a bit of fun with the photo this month. As you know, the theme is Landscapes.

I took a picture from my archive of the gardens at  The Ogunquit Museum of American Art over-looking the sea, and this...

May 26, 2019

This month, our intrepid authors--the Word Count Irregulars are continuing the season of Landscapes with this photo of crocuses in a forest:



Bill Kirton -  "Flower Power"

Maria Haskins – “After the Fall”

Rob Edwards - "Treeson"

R. B. Wood – “The...

May 5, 2019

This month, we have five stories from our intrepid authors, called the Word Count Irregulars--and you even have a little something from me for a total of six delicious tales based on the picture of Cherry blossoms in full bloom with Mt Fuji in the background:


Apr 2, 2019

Episode 84 of the Word Count Podcast continues our season of Landscapes with this beautiful shot of Bryce Canyon in early Spring:

HOST: R. B. Wood       SHOW NOTES:


Maria Haskins  “The Body”

R. B. Wood -"The Traveler" 

Eden Baylee & Bill Kirton -"A Matter of Love and...