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In Which A Mother Becomes Upset When Her Son Is Criticized #flash #microcosms

‘Mrs. Spindle? A moment?’ Celeste Spindle aka Suction-Woman jumped. She managed to catch her breath before she pulled the Headmistress, Magnificat Jameson aka Weave-Wonder, off her feet. ‘Sorry. Miles away.’ ‘It’s Horace. I felt we needed a word.’ Celeste’s second … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name? Let’s Be Frank #microcosms #flashfiction

Frank felt rather than heard the foot stamps throbbing through the floor. The bar takings would be good for once. Good of them to come. Guilt mostly. And curiosity. He was their freak. Eardrums like teabags, more powder in his … Continue reading

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Flagging… #carrotranch #flashfiction

Quiz Night Is Always Educational ‘Greece?’ ‘Come on, Morgan. You’re the expert on flags. We need this. Blue stripes.’ ‘I don’t know, do I?’ ‘Funny, isn’t it? Each nation has a flag, all different yet we still get hung up … Continue reading

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What Brexit Will Do For Our Bread #writephoto #flashfiction

‘Gah.’ ‘I’m sorry Your Crustiness, but he insists on seeing you.’ Cob, The Arch Dough of Bakersville hung his head. He looked around the Palace, with its columns and pillars, a confection of support, standing proud, like the ultimate wedding … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley And The Conundrum Of The Missing Roof #flashfiction #writephoto

Pearl Barley, newly qualified exorcist checked the address. She looked at the mist shrouded house. Suitably isolated but not your usual spectral squat. She approached the tall man with the thousand mile sigh. ‘Mr…?’ ‘Trependium.’ ‘Right. Mr. Trenprin.. Tenpedr…’ ‘Call … Continue reading

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One Man’s Vision Is Another’s Opportunity #microcosms #flashfiction

Darcy Le Stille surveyed the men, like ants in their industry. He tipped his stovepipe hat, letting air cool his brow. The lock would soon be finished before the canal filled. His gaze lifted to the far side of the … Continue reading

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When You Always Get Your Murds Wuddled #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is September 6, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about an epic workplace. It can be real or imagined. Go where the prompt leads. ‘God…’ ‘What’s up mate? Looks like you’ve … Continue reading

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