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Thursday photo prompt – Twilight – #writephoto – A Hot Breath

In the twilight, you see them. Or you think you see them. Shadows that move when you do, vanish when you look around. It’s a phenomenon they say of walking in the bush at night. Standing still you sense them. … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Obelisk #writephoto – Old Bert

Old Bert maintained the obelisk was there as testament to his virility. His girlfriend Rona said he was dreaming. Old Bert did a lot of dreaming. But one thing he didn’t dream about and was grateful for was what he … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS – My Earliest Memories

May 4  Today’s prompt is:  Your earliest memory It’s all snippets of memory. My young brother aged about three going missing and finding him hours later in bed asleep after mum had everyone in the street looking for him. Being … 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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Thursday photo prompt – Empty #writephoto – Darcy’s Shack.

  There wasn’t much left of Darcy’s old fishing shack after the storm. The hut sat on the edge of the beachhead for as long as I could remember. Darcy was a name my father told me about. He recalled … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Lantern #writephoto

Aunt Betty kept it burning. For years after the war had ended she kept the lamp lit in hope she said, always in hope. The long years of war had ended. For Aunt Betty those were years of agony, of … Continue reading

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Joelle’s tales:  First Thursday of the month #TMAT120 #writing #prompt for January

TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS Today’s prompt is:  Your first kiss. Her name was Carmel. I was in my last year of high school, naive beyond words, terrified of girls but fascinated by the smartest girl in the class … Continue reading

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