Category Archives: creative writing

Item One… #writephoto #humour

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Alderman Teflon Brassnibble checked the agenda. As usual it lacked… items. He peered at the Hon Sec Madeleine Underbake who was knitting, oblivious to his telepathic hatred as it winged across the baize of the … Continue reading

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When The Fish Has Your Chips #writephoto #shortfiction

The woman nudged the silver fish with her boot. ‘What is it?’ The man squatted for a better look. ‘More to the point, where did it come from? It wasn’t there a moment ago.’ The woman pushed it again and … Continue reading

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Hair Loss And Furniture Making #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is… When the first cases of Covid reached the borders of fairyland, the Lord Chamberlain took his esquire to one side and told him to get his Pert little posterior – he was still more bloke … Continue reading

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The Masked Terror #carrotranch

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is May 6, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about party hens. Who are these chickens and why do they party? Go where the prompt leads! ‘Logan, you look dreadful. … Continue reading

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The Difficult One #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt proved tricky…. A’Turk Dribblesprite paused and adjusted its assassin’s sensor. It glowed a peachy warning: Green, no danger; red, too late death imminent; peach, hmm better be cautious. The universal amber had fallen out of favour … Continue reading

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Lakeside #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Arthur Undertaker stood by the lake edge, pulling the thin cloth around his little belly and shivered. He was cold, hungry, his knees reminded him of his excess weight, he wished he’d insisted on shoes … Continue reading

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Earth To Great-Uncle Parfitt #carrotranch #prompt #loganandmorgan

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is April 22, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about earthing. Put a character’s hands, feet or body and soul into the earth. Who needs recharging? What happens between the … Continue reading

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The Decline And Fall Of Goblinkind #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Dognob the Unravelled was one of the most feared goblins of the seventh century and one of the last of his kind before the sad demise of goblin kind that followed the introduction of packaged … Continue reading

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Dukes, Daves And Driving

In the light of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh, known as Phil the Greek to we schoolboys back whenever, I was recalling my own skirmishes with the Duke of Edinburgh award. It wasn’t a success and I never … Continue reading

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Timing Isn’t Everything #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is ‘Excuse me.’ ‘Sorry, are you talking to me?’ ‘I didn’t mean to make you jump only…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘You don’t need to be frightened.’ ‘I’m not frightened just surprised. No one speaks to anyone in this park.’ … Continue reading

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