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If You Want To Get Ahead, Get A Hat #flashfiction

Prendegast ap Tyrol stared at the diorama and fumed. How could they? They’d made a half-decent job of his face, with just the right depth of chin-dimple and rendering his cheekbones at an encouragingly rugged thirty degrees. And if his … Continue reading

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Life, Death and Fishing #microcosms #flashfiction

Another short piece in response to the Microcosms 81 prompt Fisherman/Battlefield/memoir ‘Where do you think Grandpa is now?’ Jessie studied the old man. ‘Fishing, I’d guess. He goes a lot these days. See how he grips? Big beast he has there.’ ‘Did … Continue reading

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Inspector Frolick And The Case Of The Errant Fairy #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Sad day. Sad times.’ Inspector Frolick shook his head. ‘When a fairy goes bad…’ ‘Indeed sergeant. Where did the dust trail end?’ ‘The enchanted forest. We nearly had her but she’s led a charmed life.’ ‘I think a spell inside … Continue reading

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A Slip In Time #Microcosms #Flashfiction

This week’s prompt is  Scientist/1887 and 2134/crime   ‘Worple? What’s up?’ ‘Bloody director’s shutting us down unless we find the funds independently.’ Norotkin sighed; they’d cracked time travel, they both knew it yet the bloody man wanted more proof. ‘How … Continue reading

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History Repeats #microcosms #flashfiction

This is based on the latest Microcosms prompt – a 300 word story incorporating these elements National Park, Day Tripper, Thriller ‘Hey Bud. Can you get this one?’ Jimmy headed for the men’s room. The car was a classic, Gran … Continue reading

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The Perfect Delivery #microcosms #shortstory

This was written for Microcosms 69 using the prompt of character: Postman/mailman; place: castle; genre: romance.   ‘A new van?’ Marge walked round her son, Herbies’ shiny new vehicle. It was very red and full of fancy equipment. ‘Management have been pushing for this, ever … Continue reading

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Without a Bat, how do you have a Ball? #microcosms #flashfiction

This is my response to Microcosms 68, using character a dove place Gotham and genre crime ‘Peace? That’s a relative concept.’ Mayor Brown scratched his head. ‘How?’ Chief Blue was a man of few words. He couldn’t see why Brown was so off. Since the Bat … Continue reading

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