Tag Archives: flash fiction

ParkLife #blogbattle

This months #blogbattle is to be inspired by the word park. Here’s my attempt… In her seventeen years on the planet, Stella Progress hadn’t lived up to her name. She middled at school and muddled at home. Friendships tended to … Continue reading

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Stump And The Miasmic Earl #writephoto

This week’s writephoto is this piccy ‘Stump? Stump? Where the hell are you?’ Lino Dimpledchin, the Fifteenth Earl of Old Scrotum peered into the gloom and wondered if his pacemaker was up to the stress. If he died then he’d … Continue reading

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It Takes A Genius #wrotephoto

This week’s #writephoto is Novak Apology stood in the doorway, absorbing the dusty scents and unspoken resentments of the room. He knew, if he closed his eyes he’d be able to visualise his grandpa in the beige chair to the … Continue reading

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Morphmas #writephoto

The last writephoto of 2021 has to be upbeat, yes? Sprat Murs indicated off the main road and slowed as the drive to the house narrowed. ‘They’re really looking forward to seeing you, Jess.’ Jessica Skinniebrow wrinkled her forehead and … Continue reading

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A Talking Cow Goes Into A Church…

I’m planning on a few days away from blogging after tomorrow, so this is a penultimate short story. I can’t really explain this one… The Reverend Whilman Wontee felt so tired it was a miracle he was able to focus … Continue reading

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What’s Worse Than A Boring Christmas? #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt is Mel O’drama wasn’t one to moan, but seriously what was it with this urge for a bracing walk on Christmas morning? She surveyed the bog as it stretched away towards the low hills. Even the … Continue reading

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It’s A Marvel

‘What do you think?’ ‘Lovely.’ ‘The trunks? Not too…bulky?’ ‘I’d say they suggest power.’ ‘Not padding?’ ‘Are they padded.’ ‘Not… per se?’ ‘What’s that mean? Most people, when they see the Bat will assume his costume is stretched because of … Continue reading

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Magical Merger #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle is ‘Merge’ somehow it prompted this nonsense…. ‘Can I bring this meeting to order, please?’ Arthur Moment, Lord Chamberlain of Fairyland tapped his monocle on his crystal goblet. It had no effect what so ever. ‘Shut up, … Continue reading

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Naïveté Nativity #carrotranch #flashfiction

This week’s carrot ranch prompt is December 2, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes the littlest Christmas goat. Who does the goat belong to? What is happening? Go where the prompt leads! … Continue reading

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Modern Obsessions #writephoto

This week’s writephoto is ‘And today we welcome a new member to our group. Would you like to introduce yourself?’ ‘Hi. My name is Sullivan. Thanks for having me.’ Sullivan Notadrop scanned the other attendees. There were about ten, ranging … Continue reading

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