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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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Twittering Tales #89 – 19 June 2018

Photo by MabelAmber at Pixabay.com The hatchling had hatched but was nowhere to be found. It looked like nature at its cruellest. The struggle to be born and to survive. Away on a nearby tree sat a bird looking very … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday – An Unexpected Change – Part 2

The crying child seemed so far away. She took stock of herself with arms and legs scratched and covered in mud and sand in uncomfortable places. Around her was the detritus of what had happened. She wasn’t sure but was … Continue reading

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First Line Friday -October 27th, 2017 – Firestorm

This week’s first line: In that moment, when flames licked the horizon and the sky burned with an orange glow, Taylor knew everything was going to be alright. Beside him Emily slipped her hand inside his, grateful they were still … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Prompt #19 – Abundance

Image: Google, labelled for re-use No one realised at the time that it was the beginning of the Abundance. The rain began and didn’t stop. Rivers rose, and people were evacuated and then rose further, and the evacuated became the … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #136 – 7/9/17 – What I want….Survival

Image: Google Images She awoke to another hot day. The air was still thick with smoke from the nearby bush fires. They had witnessed four terrifying days with fires burning out of control and far too many houses not that … Continue reading

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First Line Friday -September 1st 2017 – Sahi’s Plan

Our first line this week: When Sahi returned to The Ridge there was nothing left but charred wood jutting from the snow.  “This isn’t right.” He was heard to say. As he looked around, there was nothing but bewilderment spread … Continue reading

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