Robert Quick

Robert Quick

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

301 stories, 10 challenges, 23 prompts, 419 comments, and 32 friends

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Where the -@!# did my muse go?

Writer, dreamer, knight, shackled by entertainment . . . and people.

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Hunters

Sheriff Briggs eyed the man leaning against the dark Chevy. The pocket of tobacco in his lip had sta…

Published 1 year ago.

Shh, Part 17

Lenn paused at the bedroom door. “I rescued a cat on the way here, a scrawny black and white thing. …

Published 1 year ago.

Red Eyes: Street Thoughts

Lamar took a chocolate drumstick out of the waist high freezer and spun out the door, leading with h…

Published 1 year ago.

Chip chip chip

It's dark and the rats are eating my sleep. They feast on my lack growing fat and fearless. I've bee…

Published 1 year ago.

Shh, part 16

“You're shivering.” Liv said.

Lenn pulled away suddenly aware that his clothes, his side of the bed…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 15

Lenn poured soup into the thermos lid that doubled as a cup. “I guess we'll start with broth first. …

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 14

Lenn hated the way her spasms, electrified her face in pain. “Oh my God, Liv.”

“It sounds worse tha…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 13

The hallway wasn't long enough to break into a full run and Lenn barely registered the pictures of s…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 12

Together they walked into the softly lit apartment. A half of dozen candles offered warm light and L…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 11

“Come on, man. Just move. I'm not leaving the cat out here in the storm.” Lenn said. “There's no foo…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 10

“My names Lennart Larsson. I'm looking for the occupant of 163 C.”

“Goddamnit, Lenny.” A disgusted …

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 9

Three-hundred twenty-three mind-numbing steps later, he had crossed the second street, and followed …

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 8

Lenn struggled against currents of howling wind and driving rain so strong they felt like the spirit…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 7

There was no way Lenn could bring himself to stuff the cat into his backpack. Not only would it be u…

Published 2 years ago.

Shh, part 6

“Goddamned cat, you're like a living jump scare.” Lenn muttered.

The cat meowed plaintively, tail u…

Published 2 years ago.

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HSAR
ElshaHawk LoA
Jae
Escapist
Abby
Andrman
wolframdioxide
In Nights Arms
nuclearsubmarine
Anorak
HS Wift
rhubarb_j
slapdashmonuments
GradualUprising
Fantasist
PJ Returned
remembrancer
Jim Stitzel
August Rode
WhiteHat
Lampyris Noctiluca
ethelthefrog