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Taking It On The Chin #writephoto #flashfiction

The Pacific Basin   For three days, the coasts of eastern Australia, New Zealand and all the Pacific islands were inundated with a strange matted fibrous material, unlike any seaweed or plant life ever seen before. Samples were rushed to … Continue reading

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Encore Une Fois #microcosms #flashfiction

Jerome Kay piloted his boat towards the harbour. It had to be France but which bit he’d wait to find out. Patrice Lefond watched as the skiff approached, allowing a stereotypical shrug to reach his knotted shoulders. Not again, he … Continue reading

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Art is not a Luxury #flashfiction

Charli’s latest prompt is rather gloomy March 16, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) go down the rabbit hole to a place where art is not allowed. It could be a small story or a dystopian vision. … Continue reading

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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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Surviving the Honeymoon Period #flashfiction #carrotranch

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is  March 9, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a honeymoon story. It can be between a couple before, during or after the honeymoon. Or it can refer to a honeymoon … Continue reading

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The Eye Has It #writephoto #shortstory

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt is this week It was the first time the clouds had parted in generations, a small shiny space in the otherwise uniform grey. People speculated why it had happened and why here, in an obscure corner … Continue reading

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Moving the pieces around #flashfiction #carrotranch

Charli Mills latest prompt is  February 23, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a migration story. It can imagine the dusty or arctic trails of the frontiers past or look to the travel across the galaxy. … Continue reading

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