Monthly Archives: August 2019

Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #27 – A Crumpled Mess

The dolls were meant to ease the burden of loneliness. What was she thinking he would ask himself as each evening he’d sit across from them? The gulf between them and himself testament to his feelings about the whole arrangement. … Continue reading

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August 22: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Old Man

August 22, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about old-world charm. It can be nostalgic or irreverent. You can invent an “old world,” return to migrant roots or recall ancient times. Go where the … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #101 – The Grateful Mother

Image: Anastasia Elias The mother is pleased to be turning out the light. It’s been a long day. Baby is demanding, for reasons unknown he cries, refuses to eat, is irritable, she hopes he will sleep tonight. It hasn’t helped … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Mirror #writephoto – Mutual Admiration.

They were gathering once again. The vain, the pretentious. Lining up to see the image of themselves reflected back at them. It was a regular occurrence, a sort of social event within the well-to-do of the forest. On top of … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #237 – 22nd August – Weeds

“Are you feeling run down? Is every day a struggle for you to get through? Has ambition become little more than wishful thinking? Then you need…..” “Enough!” thought Weeds Tussock. He’d read enough, and so far, everything he read was … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 134 – In the Sky

Was it a bird? A plane? Space invaders? There was general mayhem, to say the least. A crowd gathered each person had their own perspective. They stood riveted to the spot, looking up, unable to move their gaze from the … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #41 – Trout’s Farm Geese

It was true to say that Crisp, my aged companion, didn’t like geese. We were on a visit to Trout’s farm and the geese met us at the front gate as we alighted from our car. “You go first,” said … Continue reading

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