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Next to Godliness #janedoughtery # microfiction #flashfiction

Jane Doughtery’s prompt comes with this pciture Hands  Francesca Skylark spent her whole life fighting disease. As a girl she nursed her twin sister back to health through, first, scarlet fever and, later, measles. At 15 she watched helplessly as … Continue reading

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Pink Radios and Champagne – the Art of being Cosy #carrotranch

The last prompt from the Carrot Ranch is here December 29, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a cosy story. What is it to be cosy, to experience Danish hygge? It doesn’t need to be culture-specific, … Continue reading

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Eat or Be Eaten #writephoto #shortstory #flashfiction

‘And this week on Eat or be Eaten we are going through the Archimedes window. And our guest is Mr Colin Odysseus of Epic Villas, Cheam. Now Mr Odysseus, or can I call you Colin?’ ‘I prefer the Traveller, Mrs … Continue reading

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Rebel Yell? More like a whisper.

January 6, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a rebellion. Is it one a character fights for or is it one another suppresses? Explore what makes a rebellion, pros or cons. Use past or current rebellions … Continue reading

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Mary’s Story

In my absence there has been some progress in Mary’s on running story. For those who like to follow her, here is the latest episode. Picture This ‘Are you Mary North?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Sorry to disturb. We’ve bought 52 Rose Street. … Continue reading

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The Life Aquatic

What do you see when you look at this picture? That’s what we are asked by Charli Mills and her latest prompt? May 27, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story, using the above photo … Continue reading

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It’s a mystery…

This is Charli Mills latest prompt May 20, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about an old mystery in the current time. Is it a discovery? Is it solved? Does it no longer matter, or does … Continue reading

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