Tag Archives: fairy tales

A Fragmented Tale #blogbattle #shortfiction

This month’s #blogbattle prompt, here, is ‘fragment’. Please join in… ‘Yes sergeant?’ ‘Got the forensics back on the fragment, sir.’ Inspector Pertwee Chillblain leant back in his chair and allowed his stomach some room to distend. ‘Go on.’ Sergeant Beige … Continue reading

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The Ever Afters, Part Two; What’s In A Name #fairytales

Have you ever wondered what happened to the characters in fairy tales, after we leave them? Well this is where we find out. ‘Maybe it’s my accent.’ Rodney Drawstring, the registrar peered over his half-moon glasses, hoping his gaze was … Continue reading

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The Ever Afters – Beyond The Gingerbread #fairytales

Have you ever wondered what happened to the characters in fairy tales, after we leave them? Well this is where we find out. Hansel Grimmson narrowed his eyes. Was the marzipan soffit cracking again? He’d only recently patched it up. … Continue reading

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It’s A Tricky Job, This Magicland Narrator Gig… #shortfiction

Once upon a time, in a land, far, far away I found myself in the role of Most Excellent Narrator. Not sure how that happened; one minute I’m watching ripples concentric on a lake and making a wish that I’d … 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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Fairy Tales and other appendages

Charli’s prompt from over at the Ranch January 13, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) begin a story with, “Once upon a time…” Where you take the fairy tale is entirely up to you. Your character can … Continue reading

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