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Getting To The Bottom Of The Memorial #99wordstories #littletittweaking

This week’s prompt for the #99wordstories at the Carrot Ranch is May 30, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story behind a memorial. Is it a structure, plaque, or something else? What does it seek … Continue reading

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Being Spritely #writephoto

For this week’s #writephoto prompt Detective Inspector Buttercup Boggles pulled on the blue plastic booties, ducked under the tape and walked along the stone path. A couple of uniformed police who had been chatting, fell silent and looked down. The … Continue reading

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Welling Up #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories is May 23, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase “well’s gone dry.” Is it a real well or a metaphorical well? Why is it dry? What is the … Continue reading

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A Testing Time #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is Reg Himcules took a few deep breaths. ‘What now?’ He inquired with a sigh. ‘This is the last, isn’t it?’ There was more than a little desperation in his voice. Penny Forthem rubbed her hands, … Continue reading

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Playing Ball #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt at the Carrot Ranch is May 16, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about when a newly released prisoner meets the disabled veteran who adopted the puppy the prisoner trained … Continue reading

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Build A Mum #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s 99wordstories prompt for the Carrot Ranch is… May 9, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a mom selfie — a story that creates an image of a mom. No one mom looks alike or … Continue reading

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Doorways To The Soul #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is ‘Excuse me, young lady!’ Jane Footpad jerked back. She was pretty sure she was dreaming; how often did a blue door appear on the work surface when making brownies and equally how often can you … Continue reading

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Out Out #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories from the Carrot Ranch is May 2, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about extraction. What is being extracted and from where? Is it an idea? How does genre change the … Continue reading

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It’ll Be Alright In The End… And If It’s Not Alright, It’s Not The End… #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch is April 25, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “up and away.” You can imagine a story from the photo of hot air … Continue reading

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Let Their Be Light #writephoto

This week’s writephoto prompt is Colin Rhapsody was generally a happy chap who drifted through his life in a fug of unjustified optimism and rather cheap instant coffee. Everyday he walked the mile to the bus stop to go to … Continue reading

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