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Without a Bat, how do you have a Ball? #microcosms #flashfiction

This is my response to Microcosms 68, using character a dove place Gotham and genre crime ‘Peace? That’s a relative concept.’ Mayor Brown scratched his head. ‘How?’ Chief Blue was a man of few words. He couldn’t see why Brown was so off. Since the Bat … Continue reading

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Beach Fayre #writephoto #flashfiction

The excitement in the venerated halls of the Royal Geographical Society were palpable. Not since Surtsey had burst forth from the Atlantic, propelled by huge volcanic forces, had anything of this scale suddenly appeared out of the oceans and this … Continue reading

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When The Tide Turned #flashfiction

Sergeant Reynolds paid the fare. ‘No cozzie, guv’nor?’ The cheeky youngster eyed the policeman. ‘Not swimming? Just ‘ere for the Belles?’ He’d strangle the oik, if he hadn’t a job to do. On board the steamer Princess Edith he sat … Continue reading

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One ring #flashfiction #carrotranch

April 13, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a ring. Keep the definition to that of a piece of jewelry. Whose ring is it and what’s its significance? Go where the prompt leads. This is … Continue reading

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Hearts of Stone and Hope #writephoto #flashfiction

Selma Gubbins always wanted to be an archaeologist, ever since a school trip aged seven when she was allowed to dig in the soil with an old spoon and not have to talk to anyone as she lost herself in … Continue reading

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Singing While Your Heart Breaks #microcosms #flashfiction

Pretty Melbourne was born on New Year’s day 1900 with a cleft lip. Her parents, Andersen and Susan hoped her name would compensate; they were wrong.  Pretty hid and her folks despaired. Anderson, tired before his time from years in … Continue reading

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The One and Only Truth #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli’s prompt this week takes us right back to the very beginning. April 6, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a creation myth. You can write your own, use one in a story or create … Continue reading

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