Tag Archives: Mary’s story

Community Chest

January 27, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about how a community reaches out. Who, or what cause, is touched by a community “spoke”? Do you think communities can impact change and move a … Continue reading

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Dancing to the Music of Time

Charli as posed us this, this week. November 18, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write dance into your story. Twirl your characters round and round or stomp your plot onto the page. Use dance in any … Continue reading

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Freeze frame

Charli’s prompt this week is November 3, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a frozen story. Is the weather the source of freezing or is a character frozen by emotion or lack of it? It can … Continue reading

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Tooling around

October 28, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include a tool in a story. How can it enhance the character, tension or meaning? It can also be a story about a tool or a character’s obsession for … Continue reading

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Stealing stealthily

Up from the Carrot Ranch this week, we are stealing. October 7, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a thief or a theft. Consider motives and repercussions. Is the act a matter of … Continue reading

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Home, Heart, Hearth

September 30, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a return to home. What does it mean to return? Is it to reconnect, discover or let go? It can be a town, house, farm, … Continue reading

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Statement of Intent

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is September 23, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) declare an intention in a story. Is it one person, a character speaking up or speaking out? Is it a group or a nation? Create … Continue reading

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Love is the drug

Another week, another prompt for the continuing 99 word instalments for Mary North. The prompt from Charli Mills is September 16, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a love story. Explore what feeds love. It can … Continue reading

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Across Cultures

Charli Mills’ prompt this week is September 2, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that shows the interaction of a migrant culture on the place of migration. It can be the reverse, too such … Continue reading

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Weather or climate?

My mother always held that what made the British different (and of course necessarily superior to all other life forms in the universe – she was never one to limit her horizons) was that we had weather whereas the rest … Continue reading

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