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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 24 – After the Battle.

Image: https://pixabay.com/en/users/skeeze-272447/ Today’s words: Faith, fight, freedom It wasn’t until the dust settled after the bombs stopped falling and the constant bedlam of the fight around him subsided that he felt his arms to make sure he was still alive. … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 22 – Just For the Record.

Today’s words: oven, explosion, “for the record” For the record, I wanted it known I had never before cooked a turkey. It was a risk I knew and what made it even for dicey was my dislike for turkey. We … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 21 – The Cheery Self Cafe

Today’s words: cheer, champagne, tuxedo You wouldn’t say Miss Gladys Allslop was the cheeriest person around, but she was a woman who liked to do things right. She ran the oddly named “Cheery Self Café” and believed there was a … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 20 – Gran

cinnamon, warm, sentimental My gran was the warmest woman I ever knew. She was always welcoming, but she expected you to pull your weight whenever you went round to her place. She had an apple orchard, and when the fruit … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 18 – Grabster’s Hotel.

Today’s words: Forgotten, anniversary, spartan Pulling into Grabster’s Hotel was always a risk, a gamble and never without an element of adventure. Grabster was one of life’s forgotten characters. An ornery man on any good day and almost pleasant on … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge, Nov 14 – Poseidon Ages.

Today’s three words: King, Power, Eternal There was a problem with being a powerful King and living for eternity. It meant you had a lot of time to yourself and at your disposal and in time you suffered the fate … Continue reading

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Daily Writing Challenge #7 – Mirrors

Your challenge today is to explore mirrors (or reflections). It was Sylvia Plath who wrote what was for me the definitive poem about mirrors.* They look back at you defining a truth from which you can’t deny. The lines on … Continue reading

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