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Writespiration #142 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 47

This week your story needs to include the following phrase: “I don’t believe you.”   The small boy in front of the Principal looked angelic in his denial. His stony-faced teacher stood behind him staring into his scheming brain. “I … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #10: Far far away

Image to inspire a fairy tale by – Theodore Kittelsen   The boy had travelled far in his quest to reach the golden city. It was his third attempt. The previous attempts it had rained and made the creeks and … Continue reading

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#Maydays Prompt – Flying without Wings

Today’s #maydays prompt may your character take a flight, a fall or a leap (real or metaphorical). It wasn’t a matter of taking to the skies But one of confidence and belief Of knowing you could fly Achieve the height Most … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 30: once upon a time . . . Fairy Godmother

Image: Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen Artist: Harry Clark (1916) Source: Wikiart.org I remember the extreme sadness that pervaded our household when my mother died during the birth of my baby sister Louise. As a baby Louise thrived under … Continue reading

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“Ladybug’s writing challenge” The Knock at the Door

The first challenge: A stranger rings your door bell “I hate to bother you, but could I come in.” This is the start of a conversation you thought you would never have, it leads to an adventure you thought would never happen. Most Sunday mornings are … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #73, Crowned, August 11, 2015 – Inclines with no Declines

Image: – Natalia Drepina Today I breathed The down is not so rapid The up not so harrowing There’s a chance of progress The stream’s not flowing so swiftly Making headway is possible A step at a time Day by … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #67, See-Saw, June 30, 2015 – Life is..

Image: Alexa Houghton Life is a series of ups and downs We teeter at times On the edge of oblivion. Occasionally we totter When the going gets tough. But thankfully we pull back, The abyss is permanent Few ever return … Continue reading

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