Category Archives: Writing prompt

Wordle #169 – Mara’s Cat

This week’s words: Fell Grin Local Naïve Touch Fata Organa n. a flash of real emotion glimpsed in someone sitting across the room, idly locked in the middle of some group conversation, their eyes glinting with vulnerability or quiet anticipation or cosmic boredom—as … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #16 – Colours

My Uncle Bill was one of those men best described as a colourful character. He lived alone, most of the time, though there was one woman who seemed to answer his call when needed. Most of the time Uncle Bill … Continue reading

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First Line Friday -August 16th 2017 – The Accident

This week’s first line: After the accident, unease grew like a mold in the corners of his mind. At first, it wasn’t something he knew was happening. It began to manifest itself each time he came to drive his car. … Continue reading

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SoCS Aug. 19/17 – Pant

He was like a small puppy. Panting, fussing, paying attention to everything that happened. He ran this way and that, getting and fetching. Did she have enough? All she wanted? Could he do more? Could he? Could he? To make … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–12 August 2017 – The Fairy Harvest Festival

This week’s task: our best writing about a garden. The garden was looking the best it had for quite some time. Rain helped. Rain was my next-door neighbour and a great help in my garden. She fussed around the pots, … Continue reading

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August 17: Flash Fiction Challenge – Modern American Culture

August 17, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that heals America. Difficult and idealistic, I know. Think about building bonds of trust or stories of friendship. It could be a positive story about America. … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 32 – Cath’s Brother

Summer was the ideal place to raise a few dollars. The trio had rehearsed for months when Cath, the guitarist, insisted her little brother come along. Bruno could sing. There was no disputing it. He learnt the songs in quick … Continue reading

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