Category Archives: creative writing

Naïveté Nativity #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is December 2, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes the littlest Christmas goat. Who does the goat belong to? What is happening? Go where the prompt leads! … Continue reading

Posted in carrot ranch, creative writing, flash fiction, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

Modern Obsessions #writephoto

This week’s writephoto is ‘And today we welcome a new member to our group. Would you like to introduce yourself?’ ‘Hi. My name is Sullivan. Thanks for having me.’ Sullivan Notadrop scanned the other attendees. There were about ten, ranging … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

The Balloonatics #carrotranch #flashfiction

This weeks carrot ranch prompt is November 25, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about a canceled flight. Where was the flight headed? Who does it impact and why? How does a protagonist handle the situation? … Continue reading

Posted in carrot ranch, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 37 Comments

Stamping Her Authority #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt is Dear Great Aunt Maybelene I was sorry to hear you had been arrested for climbing the west tower of Westminster Abbey again.  Mother suggested that, if you remain intent on conquering iconic religious edifices, you … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, humour | Tagged , , , | 17 Comments

A Bit Of A Tool #carrotranch #littletittweaking

This week’s #carrotranch prompt takes us back to Little Tittweaking and the latest cultural event, its spanner festival November 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about tools. Whose tools are they and how do they … Continue reading

Posted in carrot ranch, creative writing, flash fiction, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Off His Trolley #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Terrance Pebble stepped across the aisle, his recalcitrant trolley, Percy skidding sideways as Terrance checked along the shelves. It had gone. Bloody goblin. It had been there moments before so where was it hiding? His … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 22 Comments

A Sense Of Calm #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is the word ‘hypnotic’ and this is where it led Pug Contrarian tried to maintain his calm but picking a pumpkin to carve was proving to be something of a splinter as he slid down the … Continue reading

Posted in #blogbattle, creative writing, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 20 Comments

The Little Tittweaking Film Festival

Long time since I’ve done a 99 word Carrotranch prompt so here we go again. The Little Tittweaking Film Festival Little Tittweaking nestled in the bosom of the countryside, happily anonymous. When Colonel Daub Byzantine retired to the old vicarage, … Continue reading

Posted in carrot ranch, creative writing, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Guardian Angles #writephoto

This week’s writephoto has generated this little bit of nonsense… ‘Ok, sonny, so what speed do you call that then?’ Prendegast Toblerone stared at the uniformed hulk looming on the other side of the battered fence with surprise. He was … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 33 Comments

Ron Bonemarrow And The New Job #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is a trifle weird ‘So how was it?’ ‘Fine.’ ‘Nice people?’ ‘They’re okay. What’s for tea?’ ‘Cabbage. What did you do?’ ‘You know. Things. What sort of cabbage?’ ‘Boiled. And I don’t know what things. That’s why … Continue reading

Posted in #writephoto, creative writing, horror, humour, miscellany | Tagged , , , | 31 Comments