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The Economic Inevitability of Haystacks

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The Economic Inevitability of Haystacks. After retiring from the Scots Terriers (Motto: Always fear the dogs of war) Major Shirley Som-Mishtake RSVP, WTF Lefthanded and Bar took up farming Little Tittweaking’s Lower Bowel. In 2022, … Continue reading

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Internally Combustive #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt at the Carrot Ranch is September 19, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about mud on the tires. The tires can be from any conveyance or serve as an analogy. … Continue reading

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When Is A Door Not A Door? #writephoto

this week’s writephoto prompt is ‘Oh. Good morning. My name is Charleston and…’ ‘You’re not one of them Jehoshaphats, are you? Can’t abide them, trying to flog me a water tower, when I have a perfectly adequate cistern…’ ‘Do you … Continue reading

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A Good Death #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is September 12, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about balloons on a bumper. Is it a spectacle, an occasion, an eccentricity? Why are the balloons there? … Continue reading

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A Short History Of Swimming In Little Tittweaking #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the carrot ranch is September 5, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the word, “swimmingly.” which means “smoothly or satisfactorily.” What is the situation? Who is involved? Let … Continue reading

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Losing His Religion #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Godfrey Dankgutter hadn’t ever regretted his decision to become a Buddhist, even when his third plane of existence had turned out to be a dung beetle. He was one of the fortunate ones who’d avoided … Continue reading

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The End, But Not As We Imagine It #blogbattle #eschaton

This month’s prompt word for #blogbattle is eschaton, which I admit I had to look up. This is a definition the final event in the divine plan; the end of the world. The End, But Not As We Imagine It … Continue reading

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Feet of Clay, Buttocks of Delight #carrotranch #99wordstories #littletitweaking

The weekly prompt for a #99wordstory from the carrot ranch is August 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features a red convertible. Who is driving or riding? Where is the car going? … Continue reading

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And A Terrible Time Was Had By All #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is fun and fluffy, though what about the response… The panel stood and waited until the interviewee settled. One, a woman with flamming hair and an unfeasibly black shield that made your eyes turn inside out … Continue reading

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Making The Best #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories from the carrot ranch is August 22, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story exploring shame as an emotion or theme. Consider how to use shame to drive a cause-and-effect story. How … Continue reading

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