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A wave of problems #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is Science is wonderful at theorising. The dinosaurs died out because of an asteroid strike off the coast of Mexico. Krakatoa’s appearance led to a mini ice age. And so on. When an exceptionally … Continue reading

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The Perfect Delivery #microcosms #shortstory

This was written for Microcosms 69 using the prompt of character: Postman/mailman; place: castle; genre: romance.   ‘A new van?’ Marge walked round her son, Herbies’ shiny new vehicle. It was very red and full of fancy equipment. ‘Management have been pushing for this, ever … Continue reading

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When The Tide Turned #flashfiction

Sergeant Reynolds paid the fare. ‘No cozzie, guv’nor?’ The cheeky youngster eyed the policeman. ‘Not swimming? Just ‘ere for the Belles?’ He’d strangle the oik, if he hadn’t a job to do. On board the steamer Princess Edith he sat … Continue reading

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Sergeant Simms and the Disappearing Elephant #microcosms #flashfiction

A piece of  flash ‘What we got, Mabel?’ ‘Not sure sarge. The caller said something about a missing elephant.’ ‘Joker?’ ‘Don’t think so. She sounded really upset. Seems they’re filming some sort of Carry on Hannibal up at Hocum Hall.’ … Continue reading

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Hard Baked #prompt #shortstory #flashfiction

Jane Doughtery’s microfiction prompt this week is here Hard baked Amy Potter knew with a cold certainty that her life was about to take a downward spiral as complicated and intricate as the much-vaunted sourdough noose she had made during … Continue reading

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A Thoughtful Viewing #shortstory #flashfiction

This week at the Ranch, Anne Goodwin has taken the reins and has prompted us thus. You’ve probably guessed it already, I’m inviting you to compose a 99-word flash on the theme of showing someone around a property. Who’s showing … Continue reading

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Galloping, gallumphing

So Charli has given us this, this week February 24, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about galloping. It doesn’t have to be about horses. Is galloping a burst of energy, a run for … Continue reading

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