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The History Of Fairy Tales

Fairy tales often stem from real life. Jack and his bean stalk, for instance, has its roots in the battle between Prince Savipattugak and his brother, Giantanaparan.  ‘Gak’ raised an army to defeat Giantanaparan’s forces but the cost was borne … Continue reading

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Finding A Way #flashfiction#microcosms

Delphine Tombola knew from Primary school that the faith she would embrace would need to provide her with a complete and comprehensive way of living.  She dabbled with the four major religions and dropped them once they revealed their inherent … Continue reading

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Fruit: The Ultimate Passion Killer #carrotranch

‘How did the date go, Morgan?’ ‘It was what my old gran would have called a curate’s egg.’ ‘What did you do, Morgan?’ ‘Ate a banana.’ ‘Come again?’ ‘We went to the Peking Paradise…’ ‘Classy.’ ‘Shut up Logan. Then the … Continue reading

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House Proud #prompt #speculativefiction

Mus Souris had a problem. The tornado had been inaptly timed and having his house blown up into an acacia, while normally a mere inconvenience, was a potential disaster. First his soon to be mother in law was coming to … Continue reading

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Signs, A Dyslexic’s Guide #carrotranch #flashfiction #thoughtpiece

Signs, A Dyslexic’s Guide ‘It must be a sign, Logan.’ ‘It’s a cloud, Morgan.’ ‘No, but it’s like an Arrow and that means love, so she…’ ‘Love?’ ‘Love’s Winged Arrow. Eros.’ ‘More like a straw and you’re clutching it.’ ‘Ha … Continue reading

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The Just Right Royalty #writephoto #shortfiction

Gruinard the Abashed couldn’t complain. Not really. After all, as was constantly pointed out by the Court Sycophants he was Heir to the Throne, commonly considered a dish, comely of aspect and sturdy of build. He held a pose, he … Continue reading

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Having Faith, One Root Vegetable At A Time ‘#prompt #carrotranch #flashfiction #morganandlogan

‘Wassup? You look like someone’s shrink-wrapped your brain.’ ‘It’s this prompt; I’ve to write about a shard.’ ‘I hate that word.’ ‘Shard? Why?’ ‘Reminds me when I broke Grandpa’s urn. Mum went bonkers.’ ‘How’d you…?’ “Used it as a wicket…’ … Continue reading

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