Category Archives: flash fiction

ParkLife #blogbattle

This months #blogbattle is to be inspired by the word park. Here’s my attempt… In her seventeen years on the planet, Stella Progress hadn’t lived up to her name. She middled at school and muddled at home. Friendships tended to … Continue reading

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It Takes A Genius #wrotephoto

This week’s #writephoto is Novak Apology stood in the doorway, absorbing the dusty scents and unspoken resentments of the room. He knew, if he closed his eyes he’d be able to visualise his grandpa in the beige chair to the … Continue reading

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Morphmas #writephoto

The last writephoto of 2021 has to be upbeat, yes? Sprat Murs indicated off the main road and slowed as the drive to the house narrowed. ‘They’re really looking forward to seeing you, Jess.’ Jessica Skinniebrow wrinkled her forehead and … Continue reading

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It’s A Marvel

‘What do you think?’ ‘Lovely.’ ‘The trunks? Not too…bulky?’ ‘I’d say they suggest power.’ ‘Not padding?’ ‘Are they padded.’ ‘Not… per se?’ ‘What’s that mean? Most people, when they see the Bat will assume his costume is stretched because of … Continue reading

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Naïveté Nativity #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is December 2, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes the littlest Christmas goat. Who does the goat belong to? What is happening? Go where the prompt leads! … Continue reading

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Modern Obsessions #writephoto

This week’s writephoto is ‘And today we welcome a new member to our group. Would you like to introduce yourself?’ ‘Hi. My name is Sullivan. Thanks for having me.’ Sullivan Notadrop scanned the other attendees. There were about ten, ranging … Continue reading

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The Balloonatics #carrotranch #flashfiction

This weeks carrot ranch prompt is November 25, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about a canceled flight. Where was the flight headed? Who does it impact and why? How does a protagonist handle the situation? … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Tool #carrotranch #littletittweaking

This week’s #carrotranch prompt takes us back to Little Tittweaking and the latest cultural event, its spanner festival November 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about tools. Whose tools are they and how do they … Continue reading

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Eileen Pentangle And The EcoWarriors part 3

Part 3 What do you need?’ This was business and Eileen knew she’d get no peace until a plan had been put together and Death’s price ascertained. While Eileen had in the four years since she’d been given the phone … Continue reading

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Not So Little Green Man #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is ‘Not again,’ mumbled Geronimo Malpractice as the portal closed on his left leg. That was the third time in a week that he’d been caught by the time-slippery brickwork. And, he realised with a sinking … Continue reading

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