Author Archives: Michael

Tale Weaver 12.08.2021 – Dream a Little Dream… The Gurglepf.

I was walking along our street eating an ice-cream and when I finished I dropped the wrapping on the path not thinking as always about littering and so forth. “Would mind picking that up please?” said a voice. I looked … Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge #688 – The Ghost

Today’s three things ROSEGHOSTNICE It’s 3am and the floor boards creak as they do at this time. The grey haired lady floats across the floor Tonight, she clutches a rose, a nice blood red one, She glances over at me … Continue reading

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August 5: Flash Fiction Challenge An Open Door

August 5, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about an open door. It can be literal or metaphorical. What is behind the door? Who is seeking and why? As the writer, how will you … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Post #143 – Hemmed In.

He told me he was feeling surrounded, hemmed in, corralled. It wasn’t always like that he said. Where once he’d been one of a few houses, nowadays there were houses all round him. Every week he observed a new house … Continue reading

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Reena’s Xploration Challenge #193 – Spell Bread!

“Shhh! It’s your turn now” The small boy visited his elderly neighbour each day. They would sit on her garden seat admiring the goings on of nature around them. The old lady was a font of information on all topics, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 05.08.21 – The World After

Jim’s mother was asking him if he was ready for school. He came out of his bedroom, his uniform all neat and tidy and stood before his mum. She adjusted his tie and then helped him put on his face … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver:. A Question of Perspective. Alice the Evil Witch

 It was never easy being lumbered with the job of an evil witch. Her mother had told her that one daughter, in the family, had been ‘blessed’ with the task of evil witch over the ages. After all, her mother … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #142 – Wanting to Write.

I wanted to write something pithy, Always do, doesn’t mean it happens though. The words are there, Lined up in my mind Jostling with each other Wrapping themselves in knots to the point where they become an incoherent mass of … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #141 – Charlie Fuggs, Wizard

When Charlie Fuggs, the wizard, felt the need to replenish his supplies of all things magical and potion-like he’d go to the town pond, nowadays overgrown and emitting a smell that could send your hair grey. As a wizard he … Continue reading

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Weekly Prompts Weekend Challenge – The Bend

There’s a bend in my mind. Or is it a mind in my bend. Either way it’s confusing. Words used to come freely, gushing out sometimes and unable to control them I’d let them go and they’d saturate my page. … Continue reading

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