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Pearl Barley And The Recalcitrant Incumbent #prompt #shortfiction

Pearl Barley stopped by the wrought iron gate and looked at the picture postcard church. Well maintained exterior – check; neatly trimmed grass – check; fresh daffodils around the lytch-gate – check; goblin in the tower – check. Yes, this … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley And The Mystery Of The Warl Line #shortstory #writephoto

Pearl Barley stumbled and squealed. She had the oddest sensation of being pulled back in two places: her head and her arm.  The Deacon moved alongside her.  ‘Don’t cross over until you’re covered.’ ‘Too bloody right, girl,’ said her hair … Continue reading

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Twinkle Twinkle, Little Pup, This Time You’ve Really Messed It Up #writephoto #flashfiction

‘Did you read this, Banter?’ ‘That’s your private correspondence, Sir.’ ‘I know that. Did you read it?’ ‘As Sir knows, I only read Sir’s mail if it involves someone seeking money or is from an Aunt. This was neither of … Continue reading

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Nursery Crimes #writephoto #flashfiction

‘This way, sarge. I’ve grabbed you an SOC suit.’ DS Jerome Kernel looked up at the sodden moor and down at his suede shoes. ‘Why is it always here?’ ‘Rural Yorkshire, sarge. Killers don’t tend to put bodies out for … Continue reading

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With The Going Out Of The Tide #writephoto #flashfiction

The old man stepped onto the rock, wobbling a little. The breeze tugged at his beard. He stretched his shoulders and breathed in deeply, taking a couple of uncertain steps forward. The water lapped at his feet ‘So what do … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley And The Conundrum Of The Missing Roof #flashfiction #writephoto

Pearl Barley, newly qualified exorcist checked the address. She looked at the mist shrouded house. Suitably isolated but not your usual spectral squat. She approached the tall man with the thousand mile sigh. ‘Mr…?’ ‘Trependium.’ ‘Right. Mr. Trenprin.. Tenpedr…’ ‘Call … Continue reading

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Misty Mountain And The Bathroom Window #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is People are easily fearful. Turn off the lights and hardwired anxieties bubble to the surface. We buy our children night lights while terrifying them about all the beasties and ghoulies that inhabit the … Continue reading

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Hills And Thrills #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is  The path to fitness is strewn with broken hopes and torn cartilage. Jogs, runs and marathons proliferate and the challenges become more extreme. Ultra marathons, iron man challenges, desert marathons, sequential marathons, across … Continue reading

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Even When The Lights Are On, No One Is Home #writephoto

Another prompt from Sue Vincent’s #writephoto stable  Magnetron the Magnificent (that’s what his webpage said, though the poster outside the theatre had been changed to the Marginalised, which, while true, hurt a lot) told himself to get a grip. He … Continue reading

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Controlling The Controllables #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is ‘Good morning, people and who do we have here?’ Janice shuffled nervously forward, avoiding the over large hailstones that obstructed her path. ‘Tsk,’ Rodney Carbuncle clapped his hands and a broombot scuttled across … Continue reading

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