Category Archives: flash fiction

Is It Art? #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s prompt from Charli Mills is watery… April 19, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about forest bathing. You can use the Japanese term, Shinrin Yoku, or you can make up your own … Continue reading

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The Fatburg Busters #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is ‘You think he’s happy?’ ‘Course. It’s damn near perfect. From sclerotic to euphoric in a morning..’ You don’t think he’ll see the nick?’ ‘Nah. He said he’s  got to do the capillaries too. … Continue reading

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Taking The Positives #gardening #shortstory

A glorious day, one for exploring the garden. Spring is with us and temperatures will be up into the 20s centigrade this week. Yet we still have standing water in the paths at the far end of the garden. Next … Continue reading

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A bit of blood, a bit of bother #microcosms

  Another Day, Another Decapitation ‘What do we have, Waldron?’ Detective Inspector Plummet pulled on his latex gloves and peered at the body. ‘Same M.O. as the others, sir. Drowned. In his own blood.’ ‘Usual calling card?’ ‘Yes. Fourteen rubber … Continue reading

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Fade To Opaque #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto this week is ‘Are you sure this is the best one?’ ‘The light was good and I thought the composition…’ ‘Yes, yes. That’s true. But…’ ‘The sand was firm, the rocks just the right shade of dull…’ … Continue reading

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A Career Of Highs And Lows #microcosms #flashfiction

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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Blink And You’ll Miss It #flashfiction #carrotranch

This week’s Charli Mills’ prompt is March 29, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about fingers that fly. Think about the different ways we use our fingers and what happens when we add speed. … Continue reading

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