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When I’m Cleaning Windows #writephotorevisited #suevincent

A return to one of Sue’s Prompt for #writephoto back in January 2018 Serge readied himself to knock on the door. It was an impressive piece of oak. ‘Just nod and smile, ok? She’s not keen on anyone new.’ Darren … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time #blogbattle

This was written as a response to the latest #blogbattle monthly prompt which can be found here. So many of man’s innovations have their roots in accidents. Penicillin for instance. One, however arose from a circularity, an accidental glimpse of … Continue reading

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Blog Battle, One Heck Of A Prompt

I try and do some short fiction pieces on this blog and for that, often rely on the stimulus that prompt’s give me. I still take part in Charli Mills’ weekly offerings at the carrot ranch but one of the … Continue reading

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Flapping Heck #carrotranch #shortfiction #morganandlogan

Charli Mills is back with a new carrot ranch prompt January 7, 2021 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the contrasting prompts butterfly and stones. The two can be used in any way in … Continue reading

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Wishing #writephoto #reprise

I’m taking the opportunity of dipping back into a Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt from 2018, as a continuing thank you to Sue for the stimulus she gave me in my writing and as an example of being careful what you … Continue reading

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A Day In The Life Of A Celestial Being

Archangel Gervais tugged back the drape with a flourish. ‘Your portal to undreamt realms.’ Not his best, he admitted to himself but work was work. ‘It’s a bit sparse.’ Celia Triangle shuffled her bosoms dismissively. Gervais sniffed. They’d said she … Continue reading

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The Art Of Spirit Capture #shortstory #creativewriting

Three years ago, in response to a prompt from Sue Vincent, I wrote this little Christmas piece. Since then, I’ve worked through the idea behind the piece and have now written a novel with this at its heart. It’s a … Continue reading

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Every Dog Will Have His Day #shortfiction #humour

I’m putting together a book of short fiction pieces into an anthology that will go live in the new year. Called Life Sentences it will cover most genres and POVs. This is one story form it as a teaser. I … Continue reading

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Festive Traditions #carrotranch #loganandmorgan #flashfiction

‘What did you do for Christmas, Logan?’ ‘?’ ‘You must have some family traditions?’ ‘What? Like waking up with Santa dribbling into the hall carpet because he fell asleep there when he came back from the pub, having to be … Continue reading

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Between the devil… #flashfiction #flashfriday

‘What have we got, Dickens?’ ‘Bit of a dust up between the locals, sir. The blonde woman and the chap in the diving suit.’ ‘Can’t you get her to cover up? Drawing a bit of a crowd.’ ‘Not really, sir. … Continue reading

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