Tag Archives: Sacha Black

Hexit #thoughtpiece #shortstory

Sacha Black has asked us to write about hugs, here. I know there was a word limit but it didn’t happen. Sorry Hug let out a sigh. It had been a tiring day, gripping for so long every part of … Continue reading

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An Easter Mystery

‘How long before it reaches the surface?’ ‘I’d say we have twenty minutes.’ ‘Do we know what it is? Have forensics been contacted?’ ‘They’ll not touch it until it’s surfaced. All we can do is wait and see. Whichever way … Continue reading

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Grief that first time

Punch and Mum, circa 1960 Sometimes, amongst the flippancy and frivolity, there’s different emotion lurking. Sacha Black offers prompts weekly at Writespiration Punch leading the way out of the box… This week it is Write about a nostalgia that hurts … Continue reading

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Nanthology – I Am Death

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.  Each story comes from a prompt, a lot from fellow … Continue reading

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A bit of Thursday Fiction

I’ve been t the dentist. So we need light relief. Here are a couple of shorts I wrote recently. The first in to a challenge from Sacha Black and the second to a prompt from Esther Newton. Good things come … Continue reading

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A brief blog from bandage-land

Ok so he’s alive and if not kicking, tapping away. Thank you to everyone who kindly sent their good wishes; they are very welcome. I have decided not to post photos of my black and white three hole putting green, … Continue reading

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