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There’s Nothing More Annoying Than A Smart-Arse.

Charli Mills’ latest prompt is June 14, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a bouquet. You can explore the meaning of the word or gather a bunch of flowers. Go where the prompt … Continue reading

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Doing Lines, Crosing Lines #microcosms

‘What did you do, sir?’ ‘Tell us about Jerry, sir.’ Always the same. Trying to distract him. The cacophony of fourteen year old voices rose to a peak. Old Gibblets will tell us about the war and then the class … Continue reading

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Strange Days #flash fiction

They both knew. While Alice hid it well, you could read it in Josh’s face – the anxiety, the desperate need. The administrator sighed. Poor kids. Losing parents so young, they deserved a break. The prospective adopters looked unsure. Alice … Continue reading

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In Which Three Becomes One And A Star Is Born #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto this week is Dr Humphrey Mildew stared at Hartley Jombe’s stomach. The image was, frankly, stunning. ‘See, Doc. It’s terrible.’ ‘I’d have said it was the work of a skilled practitioner.’ He reached forward, gently wiping a … Continue reading

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It’s What’s Inside that Counts – Believe That If You want #carrotranch #falshfiction

Charli’s prompt this week is   June 7, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about man glisten. It was a fun term coined by two men with glitter in their beards. What more could it … Continue reading

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The Naming Of Birds #flashfiction

In Which No Crows Were Harmed ‘Corvus Dementicus, commonly mad crow, is normally a solitary possessed avian,’ intoned the Deacon while Pearl Barley, trainee exorcist took notes. ‘However if they do flock then we have a situation.’ Pearl nodded..  ‘A … Continue reading

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Death Is No Excuse #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is  ‘So,’ Dr Stelios Gobbe peered at the skeletal figure stretched out on his couch, ‘you’re not yourself, you say.’ Stelios winced. When Ulysses ‘Lardy’ Wainscoat has booked a session he’d explained his recent … Continue reading

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