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The 2019 Annual Bloggers Bash Post Competition

The Annual Bloggers Bash Competition will be closing this Sunday and your opportunity to win some fabulous prizes will cease if you haven’t entered. This year’s theme, to recognise this is the fifth anniversary of the first Bash, is Five … Continue reading

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Building Woes #flashfiction

Mr ‘ansel? Bad news I’m afraid.’ ‘Again? Do you builders ever bring good news?’ ‘In Fairyland? You’ll want a happy ending next. It’s the gingerbread cladding…’ ‘Yes? Has the cost gone up?’ ‘I can’t get any, even with a sack … Continue reading

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Rodeo #1: Dialog

Over at the Carrot Ranch a competition has been launched. There are real cash prizes and no entry fee. Better still I’m the lead judge and I set the rules. MWAHAHAHA Go on, take a peek and join in. How … Continue reading

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It’s Just A Phrase He’s Going To…

My dad liked a couplet, a rhyme, a well-chosen pun and, especially a limerick. History doesn’t relate how he turned this love and not a little skill into a compelling hobby and a successful enterprise, but maybe a little like … Continue reading

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When Being A Royal Was Just Like Being Normal #bloggersbash #storycompetition

  ‘Hello, are you…?’ Jemima Preston took a step back. ‘Are you…?’ The bald, smiling man nodded, ‘William. You were expecting me?’ ‘Not exactly.’ Jemima felt her knees flex and she stumbled forward. As he caught her, she apologised. ‘No … Continue reading

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The Bloggers Bash Blog Post Competition 

The Bloggers Bash writing competition was so popular last year that the committee is bringing it back (with a slight difference) for 2018. As you may have noticed, there’s another exciting event happening in London the same day as our … Continue reading

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Spawn of Satan #shortstory #microcosms

There’s a flash fiction weekly competition which, oddly, I have won. You are given a character a setting and a genre with a word limit. This is my winning entry for Microcosms 300 words horror, midwife, fortieth birthday With heavy heart … Continue reading

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