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Itsy Bitsy Fritsy by Scott Carpenter

 

Ambitious spider seeks revenge on fastidious homeowner.

Note: Itsy Bitsy Fritsy is unfinished, and will likely remain so.  It contains some harsh language.


An abandoned blogfic

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Listed: Apr 12, 2010

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Editor’s First Impression

By Linda Schoales, editor

Apr 12, 2010: The first couple of blog entries are well-written. A spider is fed up with being harassed by the human living in his house, being chased by the vicious cat, and watching friends horribly murdered.

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Spider vs Human!

By Shutsumon, author of Tales of the First

Apr 14, 2010: This is a bit of an odd animal really. It’s a blogfic in the truest sense of the word. It’s not just fiction on a blog but a blog by a fictional character. In this case the fictional character is a spider, who’s had enough of seeing her friends squished by the homeowner or eaten by his cat and resolves to kill him even though she’s just a little house spider and certainly not venemous enough to take him down. So it’s a David and Goliath setup with an arachnid [more . . .]

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This ain’t Charlotte’s Web

By Tim Holtorf, author of Rocket Fox

Apr 16, 2010: We all have our own revulsion of something in this world. I’ve known people who are absolutely terrified of spiders, yet at the same time demand that they not be harmed.

What’s it like on the other side? How do spiders view us humans, in our glorious homo erectus attitude? Or even our supposed masters, the feline furies also known as domesticated house cats?

In Itsy Bitsy Fritsy we find out just [more . . .]

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By Chuck S-L, member

May 2, 2010: "Of course he died and then there was nothing left to do but eat him. You know how it is."

Itsy Bitsy Fritsy wields a clever high concept with in a fun, whimsical delivery that makes for a worthwhile read. Fritzi’s narrative voice is strong and consistently entertaining—the action is fast-paced and recounted with flair. The story utilizes its blog format well, with meta-textual references and in-character comments that feel well-placed within the framing device.

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