Monthly Archives: June 2018

Twittering Tale #90 – Pick a Card

With apprehension, I entered the fortune tellers booth. She was shuffling the cards as I sat down. Card one: death, card two destruction, card three chaos, card four disease. She laid them in front of me her eyes surveyed the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Week of 06-26 through 07-02-2018

Image: Yinglan They said if we looked hard enough we’d find it. We doubted our ability to locate what so many thought was precious to their identity. They said we’d find it on Last Hope Mountain. Much had been eroded … Continue reading

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Thursday Photo Write – Wings #writephoto

The flapping of wings I could hear from the kitchen, and I thought it must be a bird in distress. But it wasn’t it was the three strangers* standing in my back yard, the gesticulator doing all the flapping, the … Continue reading

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Wordle #202 – The Marooned Octopus

This week’s words: Pint chase fists cease sleeping bag octopus marooned metal breathless pennyworth wastrel (noun). a wasteful or good-for-nothing person. wanderjahr (noun). A year spent travelling abroad, typically immediately before or after a university or college course. Finding the … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Things Watery – Row, Row, Row Ya Boat – The Strangers Part 2

Row Row Row ya Boat. I hadn’t noticed them standing on the bank until I was well and truly a long way into the centre of the stream. There were three of them and I knew who they were as … Continue reading

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First Line Friday: June 22nd, 2018 – The Strangers

Image: Pinterest The strangers with her on the rooftop paused in unison. They had been doing that for some time now. Since yesterday when they first appeared, they had been by her side and all efforts to shake them had … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 42 – Challenge

Challenge The challenge sits in front of me, daunting in its literal form. I can see it requires me to step away from my comfort zone, explore the dark patches of my psyche. I put pen to paper knowing there … Continue reading

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June 21: Flash Fiction Challenge – Not All is Lost

June 21, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about “not all is lost.” It can include recovery from disaster, an unexpected insight after a fall, or however the phrase moves you. Go where the … Continue reading

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In Other Words, questions…

The small boy asks what I am doing? I reply I am laying pavers. He asks why and I tell him of paths and walkways. He asks what it is I have in my hand? This is a paver I … Continue reading

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Time To Write: Rain [Creative Writing Prompt]

“Listen to the pouring rain, listen to it fall Its raining it’s pouring, the old man is snoring.” My mother would croon this to me as I lay down to sleep. It was more pertinent when it was actually raining, … Continue reading

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