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Taking The Top Off #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is  There is no accurate record of when the land became infertile but certainly before the fifth century when the Abbey records speak of a strip of failure in what was otherwise the most fertile … Continue reading

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The Auctioneer and the Career-Ending Comma #microcosms

Philip Ribbault disliked auctioning Japanese erotic carvings. It was like waiting for the second boot to drop; as soon the artistically-crafted genitals were paraded in front of the bidders you waited for the stifled snigger or suppressed snort. Until his … Continue reading

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The Immortality Of Rocks #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt, this week is  Plinth the Uneven took in the scene. A girl, pebble-young in white, eyes lowered, nervy; a woman, nicely strata’ed, also in white, talking softly. Sodding devotees, that’s what they are, he thought. A … Continue reading

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Life And Art Are Pale Imitations Of Reality #microcosms #flashfiction

Sage Wintergreen turned to the last page; the bedroom scene. She screwed her eyes shut. She should have demanded a no nudity clause, no touching even. ‘Ms Wintergreen?’ The stewardess, Mary said the badge, leant over. Sage settled her face … Continue reading

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The Consequence of Preparing Scarg For a Posting to the Betelgeuse Embassy in Washington

…or How New Year Might Go Wrong ‘I’m here because I want a resolution.’ Scarg spoke as confidently as he could to the holographic humanoid, before glancing at Vera. He hated these reculturing sessions. ‘What?’ ‘You make resolutions, Scarg, not … Continue reading

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Smudge and Psychometrics, Logan style #flashfiction #carrotranch

Charli Mills prompt this week is  January 11, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about wet ink. It can be artistic, writerly or something completely off-the-wall. Go where the prompt leads.    ‘You write neatly, … Continue reading

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Forgiveness – Resolving The New Year

 Murray Vene wondered when he last saw in a New Year in both a literal and metaphorical sense. By the time the countdown started, triggering the crossing of many arms and the clasping of countless hands, Murray’s eyes had ceased … Continue reading

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