Monthly Archives: February 2018

Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – The Pieman

Image © Enisa It was on the way to the Fair when I met the Pieman. He was cooling his feet in the gently flowing creek. It was hot, and he was on a lunch break. He’d travelled a long … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #72 – 20 February 2018 – “Hopewell”

Hopewell’s creaking door, the butler’s crossed eyes, his hideous hump and a habit of standing too close were all signs to beware of. The chill as you settled in bed, the ghostly screams in the night, The rattling of chains, … Continue reading

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Bonus Wordle “Moment of Tangency” – Mocha on the Veranda

Close Sultry Fragile Whisper Pupils Moment of Tangency Watch video for definition http://www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com/post/156040502765/moment-of-tangency-a-glimpse-of-what-might-have#notes Butterflies Mocha Sweat Veranda Eyelashes Sway Tonight was a close and sultry night, and we sat out on the veranda taking in whatever cool wafted our way. … Continue reading

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First Line Friday – February 16th, 2018

“I don’t care what you do with it, I just want it gone,” Alex said, pointing at the dollhouse. ‘But what will Heather say when she finds out?” pleaded Mary, his long-suffering wife. “Mary!” replied Alex, “Heather is thirty-five years … Continue reading

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#SoCS Feb. 17/18 – his/hers

What have you got there? Oh, just some his and hers. What’s a his and hers? Well, this one is a his and this one a hers. I thought that would be obvious. But what does a his and hers … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #42 – Revelation

Prose Challenge – In 250 words or less, write a story about the uncovering of a secret. The boy came to school each day and sat in the back of my classroom. He was one of those kids you didn’t … Continue reading

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Saturday Mix – Double Take, 17 February 2018

Our homophone sets this week are: hail – frozen rain hale – robust health and Chile – South American country chilli – dried pod of red pepper chilly – uncomfortably cool   It was Paul from Chile, a hale and hearty chap, who one … Continue reading

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