Category Archives: creative writing

The Genesis Of An Epic #blogbattle #storyideas

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘precious’ and if you want a go, here’s the link. Gollum Prendegast stared out towards the less than Misty Mountains and yawned. The sun beat down on Middle Earth, creating a dusty haze. Boring. Even … Continue reading

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Bosom’s Bounty #writephoto

I’ve had a second go at this week’s #writephoto prompt here The whole village turned out. Pollop on the Nadge had never seen the like. It was quite the thing even if more than a little disconcerting. The last to … Continue reading

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Toilet Terrorism #writephoto

This week the #writephoto prompt is Ambrose Porcelain rubbed the dirt off his fingers and stood back, admiring his handiwork. The subtle metalwork, the discreet plumbing, the sheer chutzpah, the… ‘Oi, sonny.’ Ambrose spun round. The dawn light was barely … Continue reading

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Growing Young, Spitefully #writephoto #creativefiction #humour

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Tot Bedlam, the longest surviving NamUh rattled the keyboard with his fleshly inept fingers, ruing how the ageing process had rid him of his crusty dexterity and left him with these pliable dumplings at the … Continue reading

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Cliff Hanging #writephoto #drama

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Arnold Droplozenge looked out of his back door at the cerulean sky and the bubbling clouds. Another lovely dawn promising a fine, mild day. Perfect for a stroll… if only. He forced his gaze to … Continue reading

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The Tribute #humour #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘Tribute’ Torpid Whirlpool sucked the top of his pencil and not for the first time wondered which twisted capricious deity had decided he was the person to craft a suitable tribute to Gideon Numbthighs, the … Continue reading

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Doors, Ancient And Modern #carrotranch #flashfiction #loganandmorgan

This weeks #carrotranch prompt is August 5, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about an open door. It can be literal or metaphorical. What is behind the door? Who is seeking and why? As … Continue reading

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Death And The Arch Of Inheritance #writephoto #humour #shortfiction

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Colonel Pilkington Pinke-Tassel (scion of the Andover Pinke-Tassels, Duke of Much Nobbing and heir to the Softbot Haemorrhoid cream empire) allowed himself a moment of considered reflection. Once he passed through the Arch of Inheritance … Continue reading

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Clouds On The Horizon #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt took me in a somewhat bizarre direction. I blame the weather… Arturo Despot shuffled his feet nervously. He’d been sure he’d come up with a nailed on certainty, but pleasing Artemis Poltroon was not easy. Not … Continue reading

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Fishy Business #writephoto

This weeks prompt for #writephoto takes us underwater ‘Finn, they’re here.’ Finn Perch put down the dish cloth and flicked his tail. ‘Why are you whispering? They will see your bubbles.’ Gill Perch hissed and the elderly fish rolled his … Continue reading

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