Tag Archives: humour

Stone Me Crows #99wordstories #carrotranch

This week’s #99wordstories prompt is June 6, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that features stone-stacking. How does the activity fit into a story? Who is involved? What is the tone? Do the stones … Continue reading

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Lifting The Lid On Cartoon Injuries #blogbattle

Each month there is a #blogbattle prompt. This month it’s Scar. I came up with this (don’t judge) Jerome Pabulum considered his life. That done and no conclusions having been reached, he pushed open the door and entered Ink In … Continue reading

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Oh B*ckit. #writephoto

This week’s picture for #writephoto prompt is ‘Where’s Poseidon?’ ‘Getting the ice creams. Oh and Neptune’s bucket has a hole in it so Poseidon said he’d see if they have another.’ ‘Did you tell him it must be blue? You … 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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Milk, Bread And Other Doorstep Stories

Is it only in the UK or is this a thing globally? A milkman comes to our door three times a week, delivering milk, oat milk, eggs, butter, cheese and apple juice in various quantities. He arrives in the wee … 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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