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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – Stuck Upright

It came as no surprise when they raised the bridge, and it stuck in the upright position. After years of neglect and the council crossing their fingers hoping for the best, the bridge stayed up. The rust had become so … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – When the Wildverbs Destroyed the Scrabble Tournament.

With the owner sidelined through illness, it was a case of open slather. There was little joy you might say, but the dragons were restless. Corralled as they were the words for this week’s challenge milled about, bumping each other, … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – Awaiting Grandparents.

It was cold wet and miserable outside, the windows were fogged up, and I kept having to wipe them to see out. I was expecting my grandparents, and I looked forward to their visit. Mum had said they would be … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – The Museum of Upper Slobyabib.

Image: ©Yarnspinner On my recent world trip with my aging but enthusiastic neighbour Edna Ross, whose enthusiasm waned somewhat when she discovered we would be sharing accommodation. On our second day, we visited the museum of Upper Slobyabib. To our … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – Grandad’s Birthday.

Image: Ted Strutz. The lineup for the vehicular ferry was long. In the car, there was a sense of expectation. It was Grandad’s 90th birthday, and we were excited to see him. He lived out on the island, and the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – No Name Street

I was lost. The sign at the top of the street said “No Name Street”. My map had no such street name. The houses looked like so many I had already walked past. Ahead of me, the street turned a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – The Flock

Image: ©wildverbs There was the suggestion of danger in the air. Then a fluttering, then chaos as wings and bodies panicked in the knowledge there was a reason to be in a flit. The call went out: “Which way? Which … Continue reading

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