Tag Archives: creative writing

Life, Death And That Other Thing #shortstory #flashfiction

Someone slowly opened the window to let him drink in what he knew to be his very last sunrise. The someone spoke. ‘Are you ready, James?’ They’d done their best. Pretending they wanted to involve him. Like he really had … Continue reading

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When Spring Is In The Air #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

Morgan and Logan have been wandering around the American side of the Great Lakes for a while, trying to find the Carrot Ranch. But it’s spring, they’re in no hurry and there’s always a bar and a beer to distract … Continue reading

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Bouncing On The Heather #writephoto #bots #moths

This is a story based a true story. You only need to know that some British moths attract their mates by releasing strong pheromones on the wind. The males can travel large distances when they experience the scent in order … Continue reading

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And The Joke Is On…. #flashfiction #humour

Crawford focused on the message to distract him from the swell. ‘Two bodies, males. One poisoned, the other to be determined. Both look suspicious. Going to be a real laugh.’ He sighed. Meldrew was a pain, as if suspicious deaths … Continue reading

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Full Sentences #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

The boys are still trying to reach the Ranch but things go haywire when Morgan has a nightmare… ‘Morgan! Morgan! Are you alright? ‘Wha…? Bloody hell, that was weird.’ ‘You were screaming something.’ ‘I think it was eating those cheese … Continue reading

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The Last Water #writephoto #poem #sonnet #climatechange

Cold Jack, content and job well done, creeps home, Allowing Spring her turn to warm the earth. Crocus tongues push out through softening loam As glass-eyed shepherds watch their flock give birth. We, unplucked youth, prime cocked with urgent sap, … Continue reading

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It’s A Tricky Job, This Magicland Narrator Gig… #shortfiction

Once upon a time, in a land, far, far away I found myself in the role of Most Excellent Narrator. Not sure how that happened; one minute I’m watching ripples concentric on a lake and making a wish that I’d … Continue reading

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The Devil Is In The Dentures #morganandlogandoamerica #carrotranch

Somewhere in a motel bedroom in Michigan Morgan and Logan are relaxing in front of the TV…. ‘Can’t you sit still, Morgan?’ ‘I am.’ ‘You’re not. Your foot’s twitching like you’re wired to the mains and everything is vibrating. I … Continue reading

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Holes In The Sky #writephoto

It was assumed Patience Humble took pride in her art. As the only sky carver in business, she had worked with some of the grandest event organisers providing a unique back drop to whatever extravaganza was being designed. Every rock … Continue reading

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Free The Magic #blogbattle #creativewriting

Roland Colander had a problem. He had overcome many in his life to date, but this one looked likely to be the mother of all buggerations. He read the edict again and sighed. If this was true, his life’s work … Continue reading

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