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


Oct 31, 2019

Murder, Mayhem, and Horror

Welcome to the 9th Halloween Special of the #WordCountPodcast!


A few stories for your listening terror this time around. The theme, along with the picture below, is all about Murder, Mayhem, and Horror. I've just finished the edits on my...

Sep 30, 2019

HOST: R. B. Wood  Show Notes:

Here in New England, the evenings are getting colder and the trees are donning their "technicolor dream-coats."

My favorite season is here. I wanted to select a prompt for our #WordCountIrregulars that would show the transition

And as you know, the theme this...

Aug 29, 2019

Where Giants Walk


A lovely follow-up show to our LIVE show last month is in store for you, dear listener! I lived in the Republic of Ireland for five or so years back in the late nineties, early aughts. While a wonderful experience in of itself, my favorite bit about living...

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...