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Where Do You Go To My Lovely #writephoto

This week’s picture prompt is Where Do You Go To My Lovely When Dolores Pumicestone, bookshop doyen of Little Tittweaking’s hermit community died she rather hoped she’d be given a cloud in the draught-free semi-shade, some thermal robes that covered … Continue reading

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Literalism Unbound #carrotranch

This week’s prompt is October 24, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about bones. It can be any genre or tone. Is it spooky, irreverant, poignant? Go where the prompt leads! Literalism Unbound Norman-Alphonse … Continue reading

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Spectral Change #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Spectral Change ‘Good morning. Mr Theodolite?’ ‘The same. Mr Trigpoint?’ ‘That’s me. Fantastical Pest Control. I see your problem. When did the little buggers arrive?’ ‘Thursday, after morning dribblets.’ ‘Right. Well, if you give me a … Continue reading

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It’s All Part Of The Spectrum #carrotranch #99wordstories

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is October 17, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that references “I see the light in you.” You can use the phrase or demonstrate it in a … Continue reading

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Presenting A Front #writephoto

This week’s prompt is Presenting A Front Little Tittweaking likes to see itself as an open minded and welcoming town. During the Wars of Religion, as Protestant and Catholic creeds took every opportunity to poke fun at the other, Little … Continue reading

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Damned Water #99wordstories

This week’s Carrot Ranch prompt is October 10, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that expresses the idea, “for the water.” You can find inspiration in water protection movements. Is it a celebration or … Continue reading

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The Articled Particle: Part Four

In parts one to three, we left our hero being allocated a task that may not be quite what he is expecting.. Back in the office, Mr Mezillious has already left for his club; luncheon, these days is an extended … Continue reading

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A Spa For All Seasons #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The Tiddle: A Spa For All Seasons While Little Tittweaking’s name supposedly came from a throwaway comment by Daisy Doesit after she spied water dribbling from a small hill, the medicinal properties of the waters … Continue reading

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Taking Your Tea Like A Man #99wordstories

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch is October 3, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about any ritual involving tea. It can be a daily afternoon tea prepared specifically or the reading of … Continue reading

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When In A Hole… #writephoto

This week’s #writephotoprompt is Chisel Jawe opened the door to his van and stepped out. An elderly looking gent with wild white hair, glasses that reduced the man’s eyes to small angry dots and a tweed jacket that had seen … Continue reading

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