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The Princess Factory #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The Princess Factory Professor Crucible Pipette felt misunderstood. For years he had led the way in creating life in jars. Admittedly his Admiral in a bottle had sunk without trace; his Grow your own Politician, … Continue reading

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The Skill In Knowing When To Leave #99wordstories #carrotranch

Another week, another prompt from #carrotranch for the #99wordstories collection July 11, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story inspired by the idea, “for a day.” It doesn’t need to be never-ending, like me forgetting … Continue reading

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Not So Mellow #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is.. ‘Er…’ ‘What do you think, dude?’ ‘Yellow?’ ‘It’s called Midas Sunshine.’ ‘It looks like you’ve got sepsis.’ ‘You’re just jealous. Not every icon can carry off a change like this.’ ‘Icon? You’re a legless horse.’ … Continue reading

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Hatched Or Dispatched? #blogbattle #writephoto

The house was derelict. The garden was a mess. No one remembered anyone living there. If anyone had checked with the Land Registry they would have been surprised that there was no registered owner. More to the point there was … Continue reading

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Seeing In Summer #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch is June 27, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about swarms. What could swarm? How does the swarm impact the people or place in your story? … Continue reading

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Damaging Civil Society Through Re-enactment #writephoto #littletittweaking

This week’s #writephoto prompt takes us off to Little Tittweaking unexpectedly… The Little Tittweaking Reenactment Society has been a hot bed for intrigue and unpleasantness. Its committee comprises three elderly rebarbative grandmothers, the jaundiced Nan King, the icy Nan Tucket … Continue reading

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Wishing Yourself Free #99wordstories

The #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch this week is June 20, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about what freedom feels like. Whose point of view do you use? Does the idea of … Continue reading

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The Eyeful #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch is June 13, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a danger zone. It can be an exciting plot-driven story (think “story spine”) or a situation … Continue reading

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Scratch And Art Of Hotel Management #writephoto

The weekly #writephoto prompt generated this… Scratch, Fifteenth Parabolic Pedant, Lord of the Goblins, Superior Smugmaester of the Southern Solenoids and First of his Pelt stepped nervously out from under the portico. The sunshine was disappointing – you couldn’t trust … Continue reading

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Stone Me Crows #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt is June 6, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features stone-stacking. How does the activity fit into a story? Who is involved? What is the tone? Do the stones … Continue reading

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