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Pressed Into Service #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s Carrot Ranch prompt is  August 30, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a bottleneck. You can be literal or use the term to describe congestion. Go where the prompt leads. ‘You … Continue reading

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Misty Mountain And The Bathroom Window #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is People are easily fearful. Turn off the lights and hardwired anxieties bubble to the surface. We buy our children night lights while terrifying them about all the beasties and ghoulies that inhabit the … Continue reading

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Deliverance (The Worksop And Middle-Hinton NHS Trust Version) #flashfiction #microcosms

‘Circle the wagons…’ ‘John stop, please.’ ‘Can’t you hear the drums?’ ‘That’s the heart monitor.’ ‘It’s the Indians.’ ‘John, shush. The lady is from Wolverhampton. She may have some family from over there but…’ ‘They’re restless, tonight.’ ‘Of course they … Continue reading

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In Which The Earth Loses Its Diamonds And Gains A World Religion #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is   It all began in a small wood near Chipping Granite just outside of Stratford. Sunday morning at ten when the Rev. Worple Le Posset was walking Jericho, his Puddle an unlikely combination … Continue reading

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Lotus Flower And The Seven Otters: Part 2 #shortstory

Yesterday I gave you part one of  Lotus Flower and The Seven Otters. Here’s the follow up. Enjoy. The piccies? A Homage to my trip to Cambodia where I wrote this.   Stinky was the first to go to Lotus Flower. … Continue reading

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Caught In A Spin #flashfiction #microcosms

The gendarmerie were first on the scene. Soft insistent voices, urging her to hang on. Hang on? To what? They wouldn’t say. ‘What’s your name. Mademoiselle? Can you hear me.’ ‘Marie. Marie De la Frontielle.’ It was as much as … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late To Die Young #microcosms #flashfiction

Harry smiled as Melissa perched the daisy crown on his head. She pushed a grey wisp from his scalp. ‘These things used to stay put when you had hair.’ A clash of metal on metal made him start. The Assassin’s … Continue reading

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