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Wordle #196 – He Was Sure It Was Alice

This week’s challenge: Parka Raise Security Absorption Offend Nearby Bewilder Matchbook Abrasion Semicircle Noticeable Alice and Wonderland Syndrome He was sure it was Alice looking up at him as he was looking down. Who else could it be he asked … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #50 – Evergreen – The Evergreen was Timeless.

Prose Challenge – Write a story with a word limit of 125 words on the theme of ‘timelessness’. As kids the evergreen was timeless. We pushed through the thick canopy, carved labyrinths between the trucks of trees awash with greenery. … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt #226 – What’s in a Name?

10 Book titles: ACTUAL book titles – and your mission is to read the list, stop long enough from your gut splitting laughter, compose yourself, then choose a few from the list – and write: write the “jacket blurb” – … Continue reading

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April 20: Flash Fiction Challenge – Emily’s Navel

April 20, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a navel story. It can include a belly-button, feature an omphalos (geological or cultural), or extend to navel-gazing (used in meditation or to describe excessive self-contemplation). Go where … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #202 “It’s All in the Title” – The Washbasin

The Washbasin It all starts with the door slamming The key turning, that definite click and jangle of keys The heavy steps walking away. I’ve spent the day in the clinic, I keep telling them the washbasin is weird, There’s … Continue reading

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February 9: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Rainbow

February 9, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rainbow in a puddle. Is it a silver lining of sorts or a false reflection? Think about what it might mean or convey. Simple … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #80 –August 11th Making Sense of Nonsense – Special Delivery

“Dear Mr. Gumpsion,” read the note. “A kilo of your best Fine Fossimax. Please deliver without delay.” Signed Amy Marble. 46 Grimace Street. Mr. Gumpsion looked again at the note. It had been a long time since he had heard … Continue reading

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