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At the end of the rainbow #microfiction

Meteorologically speaking the pale rainbow, while unusual was not unique. Several occassions of continuous rainbows had been noted, usually portending dramatic events though in these more enlightened times most commentators sniggered at those who sought out a supernatural explanation for … Continue reading

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Being a Dragon isn’t easy #microfiction #flashfiction

Jane Doughtery has found another intriguing image this week for her microfiction prompt So what is inside a dragon’s egg? ‘Bloody hell, John. I know this is an Easter marathon but it’s bad enough doing it dressed as reject dragons from … Continue reading

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Explorers are just little boys and girls #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills is up behind Zion digging out a little Atlantis for our delight and prompting us thus November 17, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that is told around a campfire. It can … Continue reading

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The Pub that had a past #microcosms #microfiction

This week’s prompt takes its lead from Leonard Cohen and his songs/albums Crime, Old Ideas, Closing Time Last Orders   ‘I had my first pint here you know.” Ben Arnold ran his hand across the dust encrusted bar and stared … Continue reading

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Passage to nowhere #writephoto #microfiction

Once again Sue has a picture for us as a prompt at #writephoto One day soon   An odd spot to beg, he hears them say, but they don’t see. No one sees beyond the outstretched hand, the grime-encrusted fingers, … Continue reading

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Ripening of Hope #microfiction

Precious Mtaka studied the apple, unsure what to do. The shiny red skin said ‘bite me’ but she’d been tricked too often to trust the giver. Hunger won, finally, and juice dribbled down her chin as the sweet hit made … Continue reading

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Flying Islands – Stuff Happens #microfiction

Jane Doughtery’s picture prompt is  Decluttering  Out in the ocean, there is an archipelago of small evenly-sized islands where the Frngg people live. Each island is home to a Frngg family. Once a family moves in, it stays until either … Continue reading

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Flying Monkeys #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills prompt this week is November 2, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using flying monkeys as a device or phrase. As a phrase it can be something like, “When monkeys fly over … Continue reading

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Tested to Destruction #writephoto #microfiction

This is Sue Vincent’s latest picture prompt Alamogordo Airbase July 1945 ‘Is that it, Oppenheimer?’ ‘I… give me a minute, General. Jarvis, what in heaven’s name happened?’ Robert J Oppenheimer was the epitome of unflappability. Normally. This wasn’t even close … Continue reading

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Ha Bloody Ha #writephoto

Here’s Sue Vincent’s latest prompt Perry had had hangovers before but this one was internally percussive in ways he’d never previously experienced. Opening his eyes wasn’t an option, frankly, so he reached out with his right hand. It seemed trapped … Continue reading

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