Category Archives: fantasy

Hatched Or Dispatched? #blogbattle #writephoto

The house was derelict. The garden was a mess. No one remembered anyone living there. If anyone had checked with the Land Registry they would have been surprised that there was no registered owner. More to the point there was … Continue reading

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When Magic And The Law Collide… #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt has me toying with capitalism… Albert Nogratitude steepled his fingers and stared at the map on the opposite wall. Finally. As Lord Chamberlain of Fairyland, it fell to Albert to ensure three things: no one usurped … Continue reading

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A Hole New Career #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Guido Dishwater sank back into the soft yielding seats of the Daimler and closed his eyes. Five minutes of peace and then they could finish this. He was getting a bit long in the tooth. … Continue reading

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Magical Merger #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle is ‘Merge’ somehow it prompted this nonsense…. ‘Can I bring this meeting to order, please?’ Arthur Moment, Lord Chamberlain of Fairyland tapped his monocle on his crystal goblet. It had no effect what so ever. ‘Shut up, … Continue reading

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Weird Stuff

Tock One bleary eye checks the time. 3 am. It takes her a moment to realise why she’s awake. Voices. Nearby. Not a voice. A conversation. It’s the second time in three days, she’s been woken by voices. Scratching her … Continue reading

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When Choosing Isn’t Really An Option #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Celia Footpedal looked left then right. This was definitely off. Not a moment ago she was in Naomi Pleasedimple’s garden, enjoying some of her fruit compote surprise. Now she was in a field of some … Continue reading

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Rock And A Hard Place #writephoto #creativewriting

This week’s #writephoto prompt is ‘guarded’ and this picture Jason Pondweed stopped the van and peered out of the rain smeared windscreen. This couldn’t be it, could it? He checked the clipboard listing his deliveries. Last one was ‘the Guard … Continue reading

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The Short History Of Superheroes

The Shadow ran a finger round his T shirt (black, naturally). The dot in the distance began to change into the shape of a woman labouring up the slope. A woman pulling what appeared to be a large suitcase. The … Continue reading

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Free The Magic #blogbattle #creativewriting

Roland Colander had a problem. He had overcome many in his life to date, but this one looked likely to be the mother of all buggerations. He read the edict again and sighed. If this was true, his life’s work … Continue reading

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Career Options #writephoto

Cynthia Der Ella pulled off her rubber gloves and took a step back. Running a cleaning company in any magical realm was a challenge but in Fairyland… well, no one had yet written the book, had they? From composting bean … Continue reading

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