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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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A Spot On The Horizon #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s last #writephoto prompt is The fog had filled the valley bottom for weeks. Local people spoke of how their great grandparents remembered a time when a cruel cold miasma covered the land; when it was said the gods … Continue reading

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Superman versus the Wall #microcosms #flashfiction

‘You have to push harder, Superman.’ It was his coach’s refrain. He was trying. Only… ‘Do you want to be a credit to the Party?’ That was the issue wasn’t it? How can you run for a concept? For yourself, … Continue reading

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Dream Big, Dream Often #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is March 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads. ‘Do … Continue reading

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On Such Misunderstandings, Religions Are Made #writephoto #shortstory

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto this week is From time immemorial this monumental vessel has been known as ‘The Oracle of Doom’. No one knows why but modern archaeologists say it is carved by hand. Some think it represents the birthing pool, … Continue reading

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