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The ‘Pinocchio’ #writephoto #creativewriting #horror

Granta Personi was a chameleon: those who knew him called him ‘toymaker’; those who didn’t, but benefited from his model-making expertise called him ‘genius’; and those bereaved by the application of his uniquely crafted weaponry called him ‘monster’. Granta lived … Continue reading

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Grit And The Irony Of Brian #writephoto #shirtfiction

Grit McNoniface was a lowland troll. Unlike their better known highland cousins, lowland trolls were smooth skinned, hardworking and small. Indeed, they were so unlike the stereotypical image of a troll, that they were often mistaken for a pixie or … Continue reading

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The Crystal Slipper

This isn’t my usual fayre. There’s a possibility I might try and participate in a horror anthology based around twisted fairytales. This, using the latest #writephoto prompt as a base, is an early draft of a possibility. Montague Last walked … Continue reading

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The Short History Of Superheroes

The Shadow ran a finger round his T shirt (black, naturally). The dot in the distance began to change into the shape of a woman labouring up the slope. A woman pulling what appeared to be a large suitcase. The … Continue reading

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Bouncing On The Heather #writephoto #bots #moths

This is a story based a true story. You only need to know that some British moths attract their mates by releasing strong pheromones on the wind. The males can travel large distances when they experience the scent in order … Continue reading

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The Last Water #writephoto #poem #sonnet #climatechange

Cold Jack, content and job well done, creeps home, Allowing Spring her turn to warm the earth. Crocus tongues push out through softening loam As glass-eyed shepherds watch their flock give birth. We, unplucked youth, prime cocked with urgent sap, … Continue reading

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Holes In The Sky #writephoto

It was assumed Patience Humble took pride in her art. As the only sky carver in business, she had worked with some of the grandest event organisers providing a unique back drop to whatever extravaganza was being designed. Every rock … Continue reading

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If All Else Fails, Grow It Out #writephoto

Sonia Rapunzel had spent her whole life trying to deal with her many times great grandmother’s hair-based escapology exploits and found a purpose for her life that would pay proper homage to her family’s peculiar heritage. As a small girl … Continue reading

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Purgatory Rocks #writephoto #creativewriting

‘Is that it?’ Hortense de Vitriole stopped and pressed her hands into her hips. She hoped to create the illusion of contempt, but, in truth it was to try and defy the double stitch that climbing to the escarpment had … Continue reading

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Fractures And Fissures #writephoto

I thought I’d have another go at Sue’s latest #writephoto prompt Herbert Petticoat was a man who had found his niche both literally and metaphorically. As the senior geological archivist (northern section) of the Geological Survey, his office was a … Continue reading

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