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The Clog



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My prose story.
Some clogs go really deep.

A plumber is trying to free up a clogged toilet. The homeowner hears a sudden scream from the bathroom and goes to investigate.

Meanwhile, on a nearby planet, an alien plumber is doing the same thing. The clog there turns out to be the Earth plumber, whose dead body comes through the drains broken and mangled.

He thinks what a really deep clog that was.

Submitted: October 25, 2019
Last Updated: November 22, 2019

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The Writer: Mike Murphy

Mike has had over 150 audio plays produced in the U.S. and overseas. He’s won a Columbine Award and a dozen Moondance International Film Festival awards in their TV pilot, audio play, short screenplay, and short story categories. His prose work has appeared in several magazines and anthologies. In 2016, he won The Columbine Award for his TV pilot script "The Bullying Squad." In 2015, Mike's script “The Candy Man” was produced as a short film under the title DARK CHOCOLATE. In 2013, he won the inaugural Marion Thauer Brown Audio Drama Scriptwriting Competition. His second short film, "Hotline," is in pre-production. He is currently working on his second feature-length script, "The Unicorn in... Go to bio

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