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Life is cheap #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s prompt this week is this Tunnel Vision  Liam Trevor felt embarrassed. The Times wanted to interview him. Sky News had one of their top reporters on her way to speak to him. And the BBC had indicated there … Continue reading

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History Repeats #microcosms #flashfiction

This is based on the latest Microcosms prompt – a 300 word story incorporating these elements National Park, Day Tripper, Thriller ‘Hey Bud. Can you get this one?’ Jimmy headed for the men’s room. The car was a classic, Gran … Continue reading

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Dawning realisation #carrotranch #prompt #flashfiction

Carrot Ranch is in the capable hand of  this week and this is the prompt. June 15, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that symbolically, mythically, mystically, or realistically involves dawn, as a noun … Continue reading

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A wave of problems #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is Science is wonderful at theorising. The dinosaurs died out because of an asteroid strike off the coast of Mexico. Krakatoa’s appearance led to a mini ice age. And so on. When an exceptionally … Continue reading

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Being Creative #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s challenge this week is this picture for her #writephoto prompt World View  The first time Nelson Brown was warned about ‘being a creative’ was in year three when he sculpted a face during a trip to the beach. … Continue reading

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Ruin #writephoto

This week’s prompt from Sue’s #writephoto is this  ‘Janet. We have to move these patients on. In 2 hours. You know the protocols.’ She watched Doctor Pattinson scurry away. She’d neither make eye contact nor write down her instruction. Of … Continue reading

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Quiz Night #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli has a cunning prompt this week May 25, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a that includes the word longhorn. You can go with any of its meanings or make it a name of a … Continue reading

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