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The Sibling E – A Fighting Vowel #carrotranch #flash fiction

‘What now, Morgan?’ ‘My brother. He said we used to scrap all the time while all I remember is being told we got into scrapes.’ ‘It’s possible you did both.’ ‘You’re sitting on the fence again.’ ‘No, look. You scrap … Continue reading

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Batshit Bonkers #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills prompt this week is  April 12, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a bat. You can use an association to the winged, cave-dwelling critter, or you can explore the word for … Continue reading

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Dream Big, Dream Often #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is March 22, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads. ‘Do … Continue reading

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Giving Him The Bird #carrotranch

This week’s prompt from Charli Mills is March 1, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a raven. It can be in nature or used to describe humanity as a metaphor. Follow the bird. … Continue reading

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It’s All There, On A Plate #carrotranch #roughwriters

Charli’s prompt this week is  February 8, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes fireweed. You can use it as the plant, a flower, a metaphor or as the name of someone or something. Go … Continue reading

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The Congress of Rough Writers Flash Fiction Anthology Vol. 1 or Flash Fiction: My (Small) Part In Its The Journey. #Carrotranch #congressofroughwriters #anthology

In my fourth ever post I tried my hand at flash fiction for the first time. This… Dogged Harry dropped his gaze to avoid looking at Sally. No point; she didn’t know he existed. He looked at the dog. Milton … Continue reading

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Copper Countings #flashfiction #carrotranch

Charli’s prompt this week January 4, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about Copper Country. It can be any place, fictional, historical, or on another planet. Go where the copper leads. Logan and Morgan are … Continue reading

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Unknown Soldier #carrotranch #flashfiction

Mary shivered, regretting her choice of coat. Remembrance Day parades brought back memories of the cold like no other. As the last note of The Last Post drifted away, Mary read the names on the War Memorial. She’d never studied … Continue reading

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Porch Lore #carrotranch #flashfiction

‘Where were you just now?’ ‘Hmm?’ ‘You were miles away.’ ‘I feel I’ve been gone ages.’ ‘You had that thousand-mile stare.’ ‘Dad was like that. He’d sit on his rocker and disappear somewhere. I used to think how important it … Continue reading

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contentment, a state of being #carrotranch #flashfiction

Here’s the latest from Charli’s Ranch June 1, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about feeling content. Explore what is contentment and any direction will do. Go where the prompt leads. This should be … Continue reading

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