Tag Archives: creative writing

Balancing the Butts #carrotranch #thought

Charli Mills weekly prompt is this week July 12, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a broken fence. You can mend it, leave it, or explain its place in a story. Go where … Continue reading

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In Which Morgan Questions The Basic Requirements Of A President #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is July 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes buttons. You can use the word plural or singular in different expressions, or focus on how … Continue reading

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Timing Is Everything #flashfiction

Worple? What’s up?’ ‘Bloody director’s shutting us down unless we find the funds independently.’ Norotkin sighed; they’d cracked time travel, they both knew it yet the bloody man wanted more proof. ‘How many more trips?’ ‘One, then we’re history.’ Worple … Continue reading

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The Day That Albert Singh Died And Lived To Vote #microcosms #flashfiction

Albert Singh held the yellowing picture in his shaky hands: his great grandpa in his whitest turban, about to board the Collette. He laid the image down, shaking his head and picked up the next: his grandmother Moira, from north-east … Continue reading

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In Which A Cat Is Relieved And There Is A Testicular Conumdrum #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is this  Once upon a time, in a land, far far away there lived a Queen. She wasn’t wicked or anything like that, more a bit tetchy in Thursdays but otherwise kind of okay with … Continue reading

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Laugh And The World Laughs With You

I’m occasionally asked for a favourite quote or to join in a three day challenge. One quote by Ella Wheeler Wilcox is ‘Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone’. This is a little piece of … Continue reading

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Even When The Lights Are On, No One Is Home #writephoto

Another prompt from Sue Vincent’s #writephoto stable  Magnetron the Magnificent (that’s what his webpage said, though the poster outside the theatre had been changed to the Marginalised, which, while true, hurt a lot) told himself to get a grip. He … Continue reading

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