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The Long Road Home #carrotranch #freewrite

Norton stared through the stippling of dead insects and dust, reaching forward for the ignition key, recalling how difficult it was to find it behind the steering column. ‘She’s a beaut, isn’t she?’ The seller picked at a fleck of … Continue reading

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The Sinister Reason Why You Can Never Visit Nowhere #freewrite #carrotranch

Here’s the second free write from the Carrot Ranch TUFF competition prompt which is now closed. A fixed 297 words, using the prompt ‘Papa’s Bar’.  Papa’s Bar had been there since forever, trapped between the cemetery and the beginning of Nowhere. … Continue reading

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Scars From Climbing #carrotranch #freewrite

As many of you will know there is a free write competition going on over at the Carrot Ranch here. It’s taking place over the course of September and there is still time to enter. Basically Charli Mills will issue a … Continue reading

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When You Always Get Your Murds Wuddled #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is September 6, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about an epic workplace. It can be real or imagined. Go where the prompt leads. ‘God…’ ‘What’s up mate? Looks like you’ve … Continue reading

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Pressed Into Service #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s Carrot Ranch prompt is  August 30, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a bottleneck. You can be literal or use the term to describe congestion. Go where the prompt leads. ‘You … Continue reading

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Magic? It’s A Trick Of The Light? #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is looking at magic August 23, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes magic. It can be a supernatural force, a moment or idea, or use it … Continue reading

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How The Stars Aligned #carrotranch #flashfiction

Comets shoot across the skies like luminescent smears of silent light. At the Carrot Ranch this week they portend what exactly…? August 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a comet. You can … Continue reading

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