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Home Sweet Home #carrotranch #flashfiction

What a curious prompt? The little yellow tent. August 2, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a yellow tent. Where is it and who does it belong to? Think of how the … Continue reading

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The Day That Shocked The World

‘How do I look?’ Like I did, thought, Gerald Everton, his mind slipping back to when his father introduced him to the board. ‘Grand. Your mother would be so proud.’ ‘What about you, dad?’ He couldn’t be more proud. He’d … Continue reading

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Hills And Thrills #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is  The path to fitness is strewn with broken hopes and torn cartilage. Jogs, runs and marathons proliferate and the challenges become more extreme. Ultra marathons, iron man challenges, desert marathons, sequential marathons, across … Continue reading

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Plasticising Your Problems #microcosms

Waxworks can be creepy places at night, but Rodney enjoyed the solitude. When management arranged a Halloween sleepover for pre-teens, the high-pitched screams and youthful urine nearly made him resign.   Wandering the corridors, Rodney imagined conversations with Queens and … Continue reading

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When A Friend Angles For A Companion, Beware You Might Get Hooked #flashfiction #carrotranch

Charli Mills prompt this week is all about fishing April 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a fish tale. It can be about fishing from any angle, about those who fish, or what might be caught. … 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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