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Thursday photo prompt: Aflame #writephoto – Another Stinker.

The evening sky was aflame with the promise of another stinker. Word spread quickly: “Stinker, stinker, stinker,” was the call and worried looks were exchanged, coping plans were discussed and all round there was the feeling of dread at yet … Continue reading

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First Line Friday: August 17th, 2018

The sun simmered red as it slunk towards the jagged horizon.  Another stinking hot day was drawing to an end, and the glow of the setting sun heralded the same again tomorrow. We had had two weeks of record high … Continue reading

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Twittering Tale #97 – 14 August 2018 – Things That Go Bump in the Night

It was a stinking hot night, not a breath of cool air anywhere. We sat on the veranda for in the house was unbearable. The air was so still, and at first, we didn’t hear the bump. Then there was … Continue reading

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Dec. 21: Flash Fiction Contest – Giving Hope.

December 21, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include white flowers in your story. This is a repeat prompt, but one that has an ability to be emotive. Humor, drama, irony — go wherever the white flowers … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Thaw #writephoto

We were ever so glad when the thaw arrived. It was the start of December and Christmas loomed high on the horizon. It was, of course, the result of climate change, but the deniers continued to espouse their theories that … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #30 – Journey

Write a story in 50 words about going on a journey. Bags packed, GPS programed, the old Ford coughs into action, stutters gathering momentum as we back out the drive and point it west for the long journey home. Windows … Continue reading

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Saturday Mix – February 25, 2017 – Bastet

Write a tall tale in 100 words   It had been a hot summer on the farm. No rain meant the crows were flying backwards to keep the dust from their eyes and the farmer was having to spray water … Continue reading

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