Tag Archives: Charli Mills

The Care Bearing Of The Spotlessly Declined

‘Why so glum?’ ‘Mrs Twistelton says I don’t care enough to be in the orchestra.’ Mary stopped writing. ‘Do you?’ ‘Muuum!’ ‘You hardly practice.’ ‘Everyone is in the Orchestra.’ ‘Everyone?’ ‘Maisie, and the girls.’ ‘Ah! Maisie. I hear her name … 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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A storm in a sand cup #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is: October 12, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a walk across the sand. It can be a literal day at a beach, in the sand box or … Continue reading

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Big Brown Dog – For Charli

October 5, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a Big Brown Dog. I just want to read Big Brown Dog stories this week. I know dogs arn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but you … Continue reading

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Please

Like a lot of people in my blogging sphere I had the most extraordinarily enjoyable day on Saturday at the Second Bloggers Bash. I’ve a few thoughts to pass on, on that event in a later post. One part was … Continue reading

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Smile and the world smiles with you #flashfiction #shortstory

Charli Mills, who is having a hard old time of things just now wants us to change the world with a smile. Here’s her prompt May 24, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that … Continue reading

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Nanthology – The Competition Winner

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.  Each story comes from a prompt, a lot from fellow … Continue reading

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