Tag Archives: microfiction

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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The Eyes Have It #microfiction

 (this is an extract from Fairylands: their Rise and Fall by Gideon the Good (self-declared)) It’s natural for parents to want the best for their spawn. There you are, holding your slimy little successor and imagining what he/she will do … Continue reading

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making the beast of it… #microfiction

Jane Dougherty hasn’t prompted us for a while but this is her latest, and frankly extraordinary picture prompt. The Beach Bum Horacio Stool felt his new job as beach attendant was a step up from burger flipper and, before that, … Continue reading

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To Disappear In A Puff Of Smoke #flashfrenzy microfiction

Flash Frenzy has a weekly prompt here, using this image. Give it a go, why don’t you? Four more minutes. God, how had it come to this? A stooge. The Great Disappeareo, a young’un’s stooge. And a woman’s stooge at … Continue reading

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What’s Your Passion? #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli is in a curmudgeonly place this week with her prompt January 12, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that expresses a strong concern, something to give a crap about. Something that brings out … Continue reading

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Norman’s Dilemma #writephoto

Sue’s latest prompt for #writephoto is this Burning Bright  PC Norman Pottinger parked his Panda car by the bridge over Jefferson’s Piddle and climbed out. How did that happen? One minute he’s humming a piano piece by Dvořák, the next … Continue reading

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The Danger of Resolutions #microcosms #microfiction

A Smoker’s Death Jason was dead. Bloody typical he thought. He’d given up sugar, cut back on fried food, been to the gym, dusted off his pension plan, spent an hour quality time with Chloe when she stung him for … Continue reading

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