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Casting The Net Wide #writephoto

This week’s prompt for #writephoto is ‘Mr Crabbe?’ The stressed looking intern scanned the waiting room but the only faces looking back at him were blank, bored or borderline psychotic. A thin beaky faced man with the sort of pout … Continue reading

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Derek and the Dogs of Defeatism #blogbattle

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is Gloom. Derek Gloom let go of the ball bearing to start his Newton’s cradle. Each time the ball hit the next one, the ball glowed with a smiley face. Every day started that way with … Continue reading

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Ohm Farm’s Sad Loss #LittleTittweaking #99wordstories

This week’s Carrot Ranch’s #99wordstories prompt is February 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write about the farm life. Where is the farm and who are the farmers? What are they farming and why? How is … Continue reading

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Bridge Of Sighs #writephoto

Writephoto’s prompt this week is ‘Hello? Can I help?” ‘What? Do you know why we can’t cross?’ ‘No one explained?’ ‘I…’ ‘Leave it, Pete. We’ll try later and…’ ‘I fear Madam is a trifle optimistic if you hope to cross … Continue reading

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Choices #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories for #thecarrotranch prompt is February 21, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “I’d rather be…” You fill in what comes next. What would a character(s) rather be doing … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The Machines

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The singularity, when it eventually came did for mankind as everyone foresaw. The hierarchies disappeared and a uniform logical approach to how the world, post sapiens worked slipped seamlessly into place. Boundaries became irrelevant, solutions … Continue reading

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Zipped #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s prompt from the Carrot Ranch and the #99wordstories is February 14, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about zippers. What are the zippers for? What challenges do they present to the story? … Continue reading

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The Wrong Sort Of Interface #blogbattle #interface

This month’s #blogbattle prompt is ‘interface’ ‘Of course,’ Lars Tez-Tickle rubbed his jaw ruminatively, ‘it’s your interface.’ Lars understood clients. He’d plumbed for twenty years and in that time he’d had every kind of reaction from despair to incredulity and … Continue reading

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Not So Human Errors #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is The small utterly black boat moved at an even pace across the water, leaving no wake and making no sound. Nothing, had anyone been watching or, indeed capable of seeing it indicated how it moved; … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It #99wordstories

This week’s #99wordstories prompt from the Carrot Ranch is February 7, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes anxiety. Who has anxiety or what is the source? Is there conflict? How can you … Continue reading

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