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JSW Prompt 6-18-2018 – The Desk

picture by  csknotts After a week of procrastination and whinging she finally took me aside and explained that it was perfectly normal to go through periods of doubt over one’s writing ability. She placed the prompt in front of me … Continue reading

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Envy: Ernest Winston-Jones Part 4

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Ernest breathed a sigh of relief that afternoon as he sat in his car at the end of a day that had been far harder than he imagined. He hurriedly removed his badge and stuck … Continue reading

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50 Word Thursday #2 – When a Grandson Visits.

Quote: “The old man would have loved that – an unexpected visit from his clever half-English grandson” The rules: 1 Completed piece must be in mutiples of 50 words – maximum of 250 words. Anything is acceptable – poetry, story, … Continue reading

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First Line Friday -August 4th 2017

This week’s first line: Dinah worked whatever job paid the rent, careers were reserved for kids from the suburbs. Necessity was a matter of getting what you could. With the rent paid she could live a little. Just a little you … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of July 25, 2017 – Fin the Fisherman

Image: The Storyteller’s Abode. Fin the fisherman had slept in. He was in the midst of a nightmare when his alarm went off. In his dream, he was out fishing. Nets were cast and as he wound them in he … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Christmas Present – #writephoto

When I was younger, so much younger than today, I worked through November marking final year exams. It required me to work four till nine each night and nine to five on Saturday. The evenings were often hard work because … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 15 – The Retirement Medal

The retirement medal never arrived A small non-descript piece of metal Symbolising a career long spent. He asked why? His boss said she’d inquire Thought he should have long received it. He waited weeks, months, no word. He made his … Continue reading

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