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Pyramid Stealing: Part 3 #shortstory #instalments

A short piece or grungy urban fiction, with some adult themes. This is part 3 and Paige Turner has left her terrified friend Mia to take the money and gun they found to put it back by the charity shop. … Continue reading

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The Comeuppance #writephoto

It’s hard to move on. #writephoto has been stimulating nonsense from me for years and I will always be grateful to Sue Vincent for her wonderful back catalogue of pictures she used. But now, tide and time have denied her … Continue reading

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Pyramid Stealing Part Two #shortfiction

This is a continuation of a short story I started recently. It has some adult themes, if you are feeling a little sensitive. In part one Paige and Mia found some Euros and a gun in a bag of old … Continue reading

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A Fragmented Tale #blogbattle #shortfiction

This month’s #blogbattle prompt, here, is ‘fragment’. Please join in… ‘Yes sergeant?’ ‘Got the forensics back on the fragment, sir.’ Inspector Pertwee Chillblain leant back in his chair and allowed his stomach some room to distend. ‘Go on.’ Sergeant Beige … Continue reading

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Pyramid Stealing #shortfiction

Just trying something different here. I guess I need to continue it. Let me know if you think you’d like to hear more of these two. Oh and it’s pretty adult in the language stakes, just so you know…. Mia … Continue reading

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Culinary Appropriation #carrotranch #creativewriting

‘What’s that?’ ‘Sweet potato fries?’ ‘What’s wrong with chips?’ ‘Nothing, Logan. Just different.’ ‘When did sweet potatoes become a thing? When I was a kid there were just potatoes. Then someone adds sugar and you have these things. ‘ ‘They … Continue reading

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Two Becomes One #shortfiction

They stopped the wheelchair to let him look along his arbour one last time, whispering in foggy ears for him to stir. He didn’t move and they turned, saddened at his incomprehension, but letting him have a private moment.He smiled … Continue reading

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Taking The Top Off, Reprise #writephoto

This short piece was prompted by Sue Vincent, back in February 2018. Thanks, Sue, for so many of these. Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is  There is no accurate record of when the land became infertile but certainly before the … Continue reading

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Death And Taxes #writephoto #humour #creativewriting

This was written in response to this week’s #writephoto prompt ‘About bloody time.’ Jefferson Holepunch rubbed his arms, against the wind. ‘If I’d known it would be so long, I’d have worn a cardy.’ ‘I’M SORRY. UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES.’ ‘Seriously? I … Continue reading

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The Ever Afters: Behind The Scenes #fairytales #humour

Have you ever wondered what happened to the characters in fairy tales, after we leave them? Well this is where we find out. The Sergeant called the briefing to order. He eyed the ranks of weasels, foxes, wolves, snakes, skunks … Continue reading

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