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Created for NYC Midnight creative writing competitions.
FFC=Flash Fiction Challenge  SSC=Short Story Challenge


Where No One Belongs
by Adam Zang
Historical Fiction / Sewing (SSC)


A teenage Japanese American girl and a white doctor struggle to adapt to life at a Japanese internment camp in Topaz, Utah. Sewing up old and new wounds is not easy in this unforgiving desert…

In It
Open / A lake / A safe (FFC)
Mystery / A vegetable garden / A feather (FFC)
The Harvest
Horror / An outdoor music concert / Animal crackers (FFC)
Making a Name
Action/Adventure A supply route (SSC)
I See You, Santa Claus
Open / A secret hideout / A framed newspaper article (FFC)

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