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Nursery Crimes #writephoto #flashfiction

‘This way, sarge. I’ve grabbed you an SOC suit.’ DS Jerome Kernel looked up at the sodden moor and down at his suede shoes. ‘Why is it always here?’ ‘Rural Yorkshire, sarge. Killers don’t tend to put bodies out for … Continue reading

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With The Going Out Of The Tide #writephoto #flashfiction

The old man stepped onto the rock, wobbling a little. The breeze tugged at his beard. He stretched his shoulders and breathed in deeply, taking a couple of uncertain steps forward. The water lapped at his feet ‘So what do … Continue reading

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When Being A Drip Is A Cause For Celebration #writephoto #flashfiction

‘Where have you been?’ ‘Wow, I mean, WOW. All over. Really.’ ‘Stop splashing and tell me.’ ‘No, you first. I’m mean it’s been ages, hasn’t it? I really thought I’d lost you.’ ‘Me too.’ ‘So what happened? I thought you … Continue reading

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Every Dog Will Have His Day #microcosms #flashfiction

Joleyn Pinkruffle knew he’d die shortly and it really annoyed him. ‘If you’re listening, I’m not having this. You said, if ever I wanted to trade my soul…’ ‘I’M LISTENING.’ ‘Right, it’s a soul for three wishes…’ ‘YOU’RE HARDLY IN … Continue reading

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The Sinister Reason Why You Can Never Visit Nowhere #freewrite #carrotranch

Here’s the second free write from the Carrot Ranch TUFF competition prompt which is now closed. A fixed 297 words, using the prompt ‘Papa’s Bar’.  Papa’s Bar had been there since forever, trapped between the cemetery and the beginning of Nowhere. … Continue reading

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One Man’s Vision Is Another’s Opportunity #microcosms #flashfiction

Darcy Le Stille surveyed the men, like ants in their industry. He tipped his stovepipe hat, letting air cool his brow. The lock would soon be finished before the canal filled. His gaze lifted to the far side of the … Continue reading

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When You Always Get Your Murds Wuddled #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is September 6, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about an epic workplace. It can be real or imagined. Go where the prompt leads. ‘God…’ ‘What’s up mate? Looks like you’ve … Continue reading

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