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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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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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Statement of Intent

Charli Mills’┬áprompt┬áthis 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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Taken aback

Another week, another prompt from the keyboard of Charli Mills. I’m sure I have said this before but the best thing about Charli’s prompts is not the prompts themselves, even though they are excellent, but the preambles. You cannot help … 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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Making a virtue of it

Charli Mills prompts us to write about a vice April 22, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a vice. It can be part of a character or a part of the story. … Continue reading

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