Category Archives: humour

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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Going Rogue #writephoto #prompt

This weeks #writephoto prompt is…. ‘Listen up ladies. This is…’ ‘As I was saying Doris, we should…’ ‘Excuse me, but I was talking.’ The lamb glared at the two recumbent sheep. The older one, if her grey eyes meant anything … Continue reading

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Fowl Deeds #blogbattle #prompt #creativewriting

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘owl’ and this is what came to mind ‘West Worple Police Station, Sergeant Haematoma speaking.’ ‘Is that the Police?’ Rhinegold Haematoma sighed. Why did callers not understand what a police station was for? ‘Yes madam, … Continue reading

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More Haste #writephoto #prompt #humour #creativesriting

This week’s #writephoto prompt is ‘Is this doping control, Bunny?’ ‘Yes, and stop calling me bunny.’ ‘Yeah, whatever.’ There was a pause while Cony Thumper and Terry Terapin eyed each other. ‘I won you know.’ ‘You crossed the line first.’ … Continue reading

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A Meeting Of Minds #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is here, now being run by KL Carey, on Sue Vincent’s behalf The Eastwick Parish Council members took their seats and stared across at their opposite numbers. Since the merger of East and West Eastwick’s municipal … Continue reading

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Casting Around For The Right God #writephoto #humour #creativewriting

This week’s #writephoto prompt is this picture Christopher Cholmeldley St John Plankton pinched the bridge of his nose. He would not give in to the migraine that was beginning to batter the back of his eyes. He forced himself to … Continue reading

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The Comeuppance #writephoto

It’s hard to move on. #writephoto has been stimulating nonsense from me for years and I will always be grateful to Sue Vincent for her wonderful back catalogue of pictures she used. But now, tide and time have denied her … Continue reading

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A Fragmented Tale #blogbattle #shortfiction

This month’s #blogbattle prompt, here, is ‘fragment’. Please join in… ‘Yes sergeant?’ ‘Got the forensics back on the fragment, sir.’ Inspector Pertwee Chillblain leant back in his chair and allowed his stomach some room to distend. ‘Go on.’ Sergeant Beige … Continue reading

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Good breeding #shortstory

‘Hopkins, is that a…?’ ‘Hunk, sir..’ DC Hopkins added. ‘Specifically a Henry. Good for perfect pecs, bespoke self-tatting and..’ ‘Thanks. Are they all the Henrys in there? Whatever “there” is?’ ‘A garage and sump, sir. The Henrys’ preferred environment. Anywhere … Continue reading

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A Warning. #poem #poetry

Sea Fever by John Masefield is a classic that begins ‘I must down to the seas again’. This is my alternative version…. I must up to the loo again As I give in to the urge to pee And while … Continue reading

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