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Microfiction challenge – The Owls

Image: Hugo Stimberg Stimberg had thought a study of owls would make for an interesting piece. He employed six and arranged them on a perch above the town’s waste dump. He he had a short window of opportunity as he … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge: Looking for pebbles

Image: Frederick Leighton It was one of those strange rite of passage rituals that their father insisted on. Each daughter going to the beach to collect pebbles, storing them in the folds of their skirts all the while knowing that … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #27: Rescue

Image: Virginia Frances Sterret   There was one thing the girl had learned in recent times and it was you could trust animals far more than you could humans. Well the cat was debatable. So long as it was fed … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #26: A journey

Image: John Bauer McIntyre had seven daughters which meant seven brides which meant seven weddings. It was overwhelming the thought of them, the cost, the courting, the men seeking approval, the potential arguments with daughters wanting to marry some man … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #25: The red tree

Image: Virginia Frances Sterret   The Lady Frances was in a pickle. Things were not as they should be. Her world was one of order and order was quickly going out the window. There was one chance and she knew … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #24: Moonlit night

Image: Iliya Repin Lady Grace often walked out at night. On moonlit nights you’d see her walking towards the Manor brook her hound Felix by her side. Lady Grace stood before the brook, her hands clenched as she looked into … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #23: Dragons’ egg

The Dragons were held in high esteem in the town. It wasn’t every town that could boast fire breathing dragons. Peter and Eunice Dragon were also pillars of society. They worked tirelessly on every committee and promoted the town at … Continue reading

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