Category Archives: #99wordstories

Primate Deniability #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is November 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the saying, “not my monkeys, not my circus”. What is the situation that would spawn that aphorism? Have fun … Continue reading

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Waiting For The Second Boot To Drop #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt is November 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “Oh, my.” It can be used in storytelling or dialog. What is the cause for such a response? … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Surprises #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt is November 14, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a lie. What is the lie? It can be subtle or blatant. Who tells the lie and why? Is it … Continue reading

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Voting Intentions #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s carrot ranch #99wordstories’ prompt is November 7, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes something squeaky. What is squeaky and why? How does it move the story or disrupt a character? … Continue reading

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A World In Motions #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt is October 31, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about how the wheels keep turning. Are the wheels tangible or metaphorical? Go where the prompt leads! A World In Motions Lazarus … Continue reading

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Literalism Unbound #carrotranch

This week’s prompt is October 24, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about bones. It can be any genre or tone. Is it spooky, irreverant, poignant? Go where the prompt leads! Literalism Unbound Norman-Alphonse … Continue reading

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It’s All Part Of The Spectrum #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is October 17, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that references “I see the light in you.” You can use the phrase or demonstrate it in a … Continue reading

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Taking Your Tea Like A Man #99wordstories

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is October 3, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about any ritual involving tea. It can be a daily afternoon tea prepared specifically or the reading of … Continue reading

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‘Armless #carrotranch #99wordstories #littletittweaking

This week’s prompt is September 26, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a broken arm. What happened? Is there a cause and effect because of the broken arm? Was the injury faked? Why? … Continue reading

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Internally Combustive #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt at the Carrot Ranch is September 19, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about mud on the tires. The tires can be from any conveyance or serve as an analogy. … Continue reading

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