Category Archives: creative writing

What Brexit Will Do For Our Bread #writephoto #flashfiction

‘Gah.’ ‘I’m sorry Your Crustiness, but he insists on seeing you.’ Cob, The Arch Dough of Bakersville hung his head. He looked around the Palace, with its columns and pillars, a confection of support, standing proud, like the ultimate wedding … Continue reading

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Every Dog Will Have His Day #microcosms #flashfiction

Joleyn Pinkruffle knew he’d die shortly and it really annoyed him. ‘If you’re listening, I’m not having this. You said, if ever I wanted to trade my soul…’ ‘I’M LISTENING.’ ‘Right, it’s a soul for three wishes…’ ‘YOU’RE HARDLY IN … 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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One Man’s Vision Is Another’s Opportunity #microcosms #flashfiction

Darcy Le Stille surveyed the men, like ants in their industry. He tipped his stovepipe hat, letting air cool his brow. The lock would soon be finished before the canal filled. His gaze lifted to the far side of the … 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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The Slow Oblivion Of The Serially Slow #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is ‘Surely not? Is that you, Gladys?’ The voice echoed down the valley, like a tsunami of gravel being tumble-dried. ‘It is, isn’t it?’ The reply, a high pitched whine, much like a chainsaw … Continue reading

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