Category Archives: #blogbattle

Fowl Deeds #blogbattle #prompt #creativewriting

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘owl’ and this is what came to mind ‘West Worple Police Station, Sergeant Haematoma speaking.’ ‘Is that the Police?’ Rhinegold Haematoma sighed. Why did callers not understand what a police station was for? ‘Yes madam, … Continue reading

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A Fragmented Tale #blogbattle #shortfiction

This month’s #blogbattle prompt, here, is ‘fragment’. Please join in… ‘Yes sergeant?’ ‘Got the forensics back on the fragment, sir.’ Inspector Pertwee Chillblain leant back in his chair and allowed his stomach some room to distend. ‘Go on.’ Sergeant Beige … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time #blogbattle

This was written as a response to the latest #blogbattle monthly prompt which can be found here. So many of man’s innovations have their roots in accidents. Penicillin for instance. One, however arose from a circularity, an accidental glimpse of … Continue reading

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Blog Battle, One Heck Of A Prompt

I try and do some short fiction pieces on this blog and for that, often rely on the stimulus that prompt’s give me. I still take part in Charli Mills’ weekly offerings at the carrot ranch but one of the … Continue reading

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Roland And His Special Sight: Part 4

Parts 1 to 3 can be found over the last three ways; today we conclude. Roland did well not to throw a sickie. He maintained a small and dwindling hope that there’d be nothing waiting for him but even as … Continue reading

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Roland And His Special Sight: Part 3

Parts 1 and 2 were over the last two days; last part, part 4, tomorrow Another week passed and Roland found himself approaching no 25 again. This time he smiled, remembering how he’d put that wind up merchant in his … Continue reading

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Roland And His Special Sight: Part 2

Part 1 was yesterday A week later and Roland walked ahead of the cart to where no 25’s bins awaited. All week he’d tried to convince himself that he’d imagined the hairy thing that spoke immaculate English. It couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Roland And His Special Sight: Part 1

This is sort of written for the #blogbattle, but then it didn’t end at 1000 words so I’ve broken it into four parts to be spread over four days. Next installment tomorrow Roland tugged the grubby garbage bin away from … Continue reading

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The Blue Door #blogbattle #shortfiction

Was it really just a week ago? Time seems to have come loose, it’s lost its shape, its coherence. I recall the start. That much is easy. I can recall the exact time, too. Six am, by St Stephen’s clock; … Continue reading

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Death And The Harvest #blogbattle #shortstory

‘Are you awake, Mrs Pelligonium?’ Doctor Crimson Atak kept his eyes on the monitors. He wasn’t surprised by either the lack of response, nor the messages conveyed by the myriad machines. He nodded to the nurse on the other side … Continue reading

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