Category Archives: #blogbattle

The End, But Not As We Imagine It #blogbattle #eschaton

This month’s prompt word for #blogbattle is eschaton, which I admit I had to look up. This is a definition the final event in the divine plan; the end of the world. The End, But Not As We Imagine It … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design, Sort Of… #blogbattle

This months #blogbattle prompt is the word peculiar ‘Right Ho, Arnold, Harry. Chop chop.’ ‘What now, Gabs? Boss need a new throne? Lightening gone on the blink?’ ‘A new dominant species.’ ‘Really? Cool. Any guidance? What was it last time? … Continue reading

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Hatched Or Dispatched? #blogbattle #writephoto

The house was derelict. The garden was a mess. No one remembered anyone living there. If anyone had checked with the Land Registry they would have been surprised that there was no registered owner. More to the point there was … Continue reading

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Lifting The Lid On Cartoon Injuries #blogbattle

Each month there is a #blogbattle prompt. This month it’s Scar. I came up with this (don’t judge) Jerome Pabulum considered his life. That done and no conclusions having been reached, he pushed open the door and entered Ink In … Continue reading

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Deceptive Perfection #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle is ‘pastoral’. To many, the scene was idyllic, a pastoral splendour redolent of Ye Olde England, the Darling Buds of May and a simpler, more honest time. To Evan Elpus is was the epitome of dull. No … Continue reading

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A Truth Universally Acknowledged

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is the word ‘Tender’. I’ve based this on a short story I wrote a while ago, though it’s quite different ‘So, have you managed to clean the tender?’ ‘Er, no, chief. He’s still sitting on it.’ … Continue reading

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Derek and the Dogs of Defeatism #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is Gloom. Derek Gloom let go of the ball bearing to start his Newton’s cradle. Each time the ball hit the next one, the ball glowed with a smiley face. Every day started that way with … Continue reading

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The Wrong Sort Of Interface #blogbattle #interface

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘interface’ ‘Of course,’ Lars Tez-Tickle rubbed his jaw ruminatively, ‘it’s your interface.’ Lars understood clients. He’d plumbed for twenty years and in that time he’d had every kind of reaction from despair to incredulity and … Continue reading

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ParkLife #blogbattle

This months #blogbattle is to be inspired by the word park. Here’s my attempt… In her seventeen years on the planet, Stella Progress hadn’t lived up to her name. She middled at school and muddled at home. Friendships tended to … Continue reading

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Magical Merger #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle is ‘Merge’ somehow it prompted this nonsense…. ‘Can I bring this meeting to order, please?’ Arthur Moment, Lord Chamberlain of Fairyland tapped his monocle on his crystal goblet. It had no effect what so ever. ‘Shut up, … Continue reading

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