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April 12: Flash Fiction Challenge – Bat

April 12, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a bat. You can use an association to the winged, cave-dwelling critter, or you can explore the word for other meanings. Bonus points for … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018 – Cheating

Image: MorgueFile MX146-460-Cheat Cheating often involves one or two individuals, and often it happens in isolation. This past week we in Australia have been disappointed to hear of our national cricket team cheating in the current series being played in … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Bless those who curse you”

Each Saturday I faced him.  Johnny Denton, the fastest bowler in our district. When our two teams met I would work myself up to face him promising myself to do better than the last time. He would sneer at me … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 28: art & artist – Street Cricket

Artist: M.C. Escher; Completion Date: 1948; wikiart.org; The Drawing Hands One afternoon, you become more than usual lost in the art. You wander into a gallery tucked away at the end of a long hallway. Hanging on the room’s beige … Continue reading

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Creative Expressions #14: Caribbean Island – Weekend Away

It was the weekend of the finals of the World Cricket Cup and my family were making our pilgrimage to Cricket Island to watch our team, The West Indies in their struggle against New Zealand. On the Island behind the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tryouts: Where Were You When?

News 24 is on An afternoons catch up on world events Becomes shattered There has been an incident at the game. A player has been struck This time it’s fatal. I watch A rearing ball Strike him in the neck. … Continue reading

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