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Life, Death and Fishing #microcosms #flashfiction

Another short piece in response to the Microcosms 81 prompt Fisherman/Battlefield/memoir ‘Where do you think Grandpa is now?’ Jessie studied the old man. ‘Fishing, I’d guess. He goes a lot these days. See how he grips? Big beast he has there.’ ‘Did … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hearth #writephoto #flashfiction

This week’s #writephoto picture prompt is this ‘You started a fire, then, Didi?’ ‘What? Yes, I did. He said to get right on to it. He was really insistent.’ ‘He’s made it, has he? About bloody time. I’m starving. What … Continue reading

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Something To Crow About

This week’s prompt from Sue Vincent’s #writephoto stable is this  ‘Hello?’ ‘Sorry? Did you…?’ ‘Speak? Yes.’ ‘But you’re…?’ ‘A crow. Yes.’ ‘How…?’ ‘Right now ‘why’ is more pressing.’ Jim Pale stood back. This was a joke. Some teen’s trick. Or … Continue reading

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Inspector Frolick And The Case Of The Errant Fairy #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Sad day. Sad times.’ Inspector Frolick shook his head. ‘When a fairy goes bad…’ ‘Indeed sergeant. Where did the dust trail end?’ ‘The enchanted forest. We nearly had her but she’s led a charmed life.’ ‘I think a spell inside … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Four Letter Word #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills prompt is  July 6, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a beacon. It can be from a lighthouse or other source. Use the word literally or figuratively and go where the prompt leads you. … Continue reading

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Flocking to Their Destiny #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue’s picture this week is    Pearl Barley generally enjoyed the ups and downs of exorcism. Sure, the Deacon was a hard task master and some clients were less than grateful to be rid of possession. Take last week and … Continue reading

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A Slip In Time #Microcosms #Flashfiction

This week’s prompt is  Scientist/1887 and 2134/crime   ‘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 … Continue reading

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