Category Archives: flash fiction

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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Breaching Scotland’s Defences #carrotranch

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is May 27, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes tiny flying insects. Think about how the insects shape the scene or add to the action. Go where the … Continue reading

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Bridge The Ancient To The Modern #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto is Gromit Underfoot wasn’t a complaining sort of troll but he knew he’d been stitched up. Like all young trolls he’d been looking for a position in which to practice the skills he’d learnt at the Troll … 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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Finding Our Inner Hero. #carrotranch #creativewriting #morganandlogan

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is April 8, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that “rethinks the hero.” Define the hero, comparing or contrasting to the classic definition. Break the mold. What happens to the … Continue reading

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Ups And Downs #shortstory

Sergio Pontus took his job as hangman seriously though he preferred ‘final dispatcher’ as his sobriquet. His own knot, known as the ‘Sergio Slip’ earned plaudits for being easy to make, comfortable to wear with minimal abrasions and quick to … Continue reading

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Moving On #carrotranch #morganandlogan #creativewriting

This week’s #carrotranch prompt is April 1 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a swift passage. You can take inspiration from any source. Who is going where and why. What makes it swift? … Continue reading

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The End Of Days #carrotranch #morgandandlogan

This weeks carrot ranch prompt is about escape. Logan and Morgan have been quarantining since returning from the USA and now that is ending… March 25 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write an escape. It can … Continue reading

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Life In the Old Cliche #carrotranch #loganandmorgan

We’re back at the Carrot Ranch and being prompted to think about cliches. I wonder what the boys will make of that…. ‘Well?’ ‘I think there’s some light at the end of the tunnel.’ ‘British Airways are now digging a … Continue reading

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