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Lip- Snacking Good #flashfiction #carrotranch

The boys are taking a break on their hunt for the mythic Carrot Ranch and reminisce… ‘Morgan, stop.’ ‘I’m only eating crisps.’ ‘It’s,like being in an aural hailstorm. Close your mouth.’ ‘Oh, soz. I thought you wanted to ban snacking. … Continue reading

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Station To Station #carrotranch #flashfiction

‘Let’s have some music, Logan.’ ‘There’s nothing worthwhile.’ ‘That’s ridiculous. American has more stations than All India railways.’ ‘But they’re vacuous. Not like Radio Three on the Beeb.’ ‘You mean pretentious presenters widdling on about Bach’s innovative use of the … Continue reading

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Winding Up #carrotranch #loganandmorgandoamerica

‘You’re not going out, Logan!’ ‘Why not? Just a light breeze.’ ‘It’s a hurricane. Did you see that trash can fly by?’ ‘A tr… oh the rubbish bin. Rather flimsy.’ ‘You think British bins are better?’ ‘No, it’s just they … Continue reading

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Flying Pizza #carrotranch #creativewriting

‘I tried to talk to that rock woman again, but she just got in the lake and swam away.’ ‘She swam in that?’ ‘She could be a mermaid.’ ‘More like a nice maiden. Or it could be a version of … Continue reading

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Conversational Gambits #carrotranch #creativewriting #loganandmorgandoamerica

‘These rocks are incredible…’ ‘That woman’s talking to them.’ ‘They were made from molten lava…’ ‘Do you think she’s dangerous?’ ‘Are you listening, Morgan?’ ‘Aunt Maisie talked to her knitting. She’s bonkers.’ ‘Forget the knitting. This is an agate, and… … Continue reading

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Knees Up #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

‘Aunty Madge mailed.’ ‘How is the old loon?’ ‘Fed up with lockdown, though she’s ridiculously excited she’s got a hair appointment.’ ‘What is that all about? A hair cut? Sheesh!’ ‘You’ve got none to cut. Mum always said her hair … Continue reading

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Inside And Out #carrotranch #flashfiction #loganandmorgan

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is July 16, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that expresses the phrase, “scream inside your heart.” Who is involved and why is the scream contained? Go where the prompt … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

Logan and Morgan are still in the US, drifting around the rust belt and heading for the Ranch. Morgan got them involved in a march a few prompts ago and maybe things are taking a strange turn… ‘You okay, Morgan? … Continue reading

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When Spring Is In The Air #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

Morgan and Logan have been wandering around the American side of the Great Lakes for a while, trying to find the Carrot Ranch. But it’s spring, they’re in no hurry and there’s always a bar and a beer to distract … Continue reading

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Full Sentences #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

The boys are still trying to reach the Ranch but things go haywire when Morgan has a nightmare… ‘Morgan! Morgan! Are you alright? ‘Wha…? Bloody hell, that was weird.’ ‘You were screaming something.’ ‘I think it was eating those cheese … Continue reading

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