Friday, 12 February 2010


She used to spend hours online. Her habits changed as she found more value in herself and her new life. Along comes Buzz; she tries to ignore it and continue with her writing but the little icon calls to her from her inbox, “Check me out, you may miss something important.” BE AFRAID…BE VERY AFRAID

A new service from Goggle to compete with Twitter and Facebook. Me thinks I may have to move it out of my inbox and hide elsewhere. Way too accessible for a former internet junkie like me :)

I've written another 55 this week... -The First Time.

Flash Fiction - Each Friday, I compose a short story of 55 words - no more, no less. If you would like to join in the fun and games... post your story and report to the boss -G-MAN. If you're not interested in contributing a story, feel free to read the other entries. I'm sure any comments you have would be appreciated.

Happy reading and writing!</


Susan said...

I'll admit to needing my internet fix as well. Seems pretty benign compared to other addictions :) Great 55!

I’m up right HERE

Peter Stone said...

Yeah, I must admit to thinking similar thoughts when I heard about Google Buzz. Just what the world needs, yet another Facebook/My Space to waste our time on...

My 55 is here

Anonymous said...

Ah... the addiction-factor. This one hits us where it hurts the most: right in our own living room.

Mine’s here.

Brian Miller said...

oh no not another thing to keep up nice 55.

mine is up!

g-man said...

You were addicted to the net Baby?
Thats where you honed your writing skills?
Excellent 55 Karen!
Thanks for doing double duty this week, You Rock!!
Have a Kick Ass Week-End.

Ronda Laveen said...

Oh, I so identify with this post!

anthonynorth said...

I keep getting the buzz about BUZZ. Haven't BUZZED yet. A nicely put 55.

You'll find mine here.

Anonymous said...

I have resisted tweeting, as a tweeter or tweetee. Love the Buzz Off.

I'm up here:
Friday Flash 55 ~ The Gift

Realliveman said...

I swear Google is SKYNET!!

Great 55!

Mine is up too.

Mama Zen said...

I can't keep up!

Nazish Rahman said...

LOl...give buzz a chance to settle down !!

Akannie said...

Oh lordy....the world is truly doomed! lol

Great 55. Gonna go read the other one too, you over-achiever, you!!

I'm up as well!

Toadee said...

I can't believe how easily you fall karen. Take a leaf out of my book I am as steel in the face of all temptation ;0)

ShAKirA CHOONG said...

I really like this, so lively and so true!

(means WISHING YOU PROSPERITY! in Mandarin, Chinese)


buffalodick said...

I got all I can do to keep up with my blogging!

PattiKen said...

Not an addiction! I prefer to call it "intellectual curiosity."

(Hoping this post will take. The first try was gobblety-gook.)

Eaton Bennett said...

Perfect! I'm afraid of time slipping away on another cyber fun app. So far I have avoided Twitter. Buzz is so handy, it may be too much to completely avoid it. :))

I managed a 55 this week, eventually. It's on Passionate Fiction.

KB said...

Thanks for stopping by everyone. I'm a little behind in visiting but I will be around to see you all as soon as I can.


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