Category Archives: microfiction

Next to Godliness #janedoughtery # microfiction #flashfiction

Jane Doughtery’s prompt comes with this pciture Hands  Francesca Skylark spent her whole life fighting disease. As a girl she nursed her twin sister back to health through, first, scarlet fever and, later, measles. At 15 she watched helplessly as … Continue reading

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The Eyes Have It #microfiction

 (this is an extract from Fairylands: their Rise and Fall by Gideon the Good (self-declared)) It’s natural for parents to want the best for their spawn. There you are, holding your slimy little successor and imagining what he/she will do … Continue reading

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Finding the Rock before the Hard Place #carrotranch #flashfiction

Another post from Charli with a prompt and a request for help with a friend who has been homeless. Do check out her post, here, and the link to help if you can. February 2, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no … Continue reading

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making the beast of it… #microfiction

Jane Dougherty hasn’t prompted us for a while but this is her latest, and frankly extraordinary picture prompt. The Beach Bum Horacio Stool felt his new job as beach attendant was a step up from burger flipper and, before that, … Continue reading

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In A Bit Of A Flap #writephoto #microfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is When Harold Lark passed beyond his mortal state he didn’t, in truth, give the ‘what next’ much mind. Mainly because he’d not expected to die while sitting watching TV. And if Harold had … Continue reading

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Microcosms 55

Today I’m the judge at Microcosms 55. Feel free to join in the fun and try the prompt but be quick. It’s a one day only bargain!!!

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A Mother’s Requiem 1999-2017 #microcosms #shortstory

This is my latest response to the Microcosms prompt; it also takes its ideas from a  piece I heard on the radio this week Ariana pushed the child at the smuggler: ‘Take him, please.’ ‘How much?’ She held out the … Continue reading

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