Category Archives: Flash Fiction

TWADDLE in Really Awful Rhyme


    I used the 98-word Twaddle challenge to start writing anything, stop when I thought I’d got to about 98, and then do a little fine-tuning, pruning and swooning:-       So twaddle we send our writing efforts … Continue reading

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The Winning Card


In days of yore, a Valentine Was, incognito, sent. And this was then all good and fine, But who knew what it meant? When girl who would receive a stack, With face like back of bus, Sincerity, perhaps, they’d lack … Continue reading

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Green Female and Blackmail


Wordle 291 Not easy to make any sense out of using all the words in the given order, while also creating a rhyme, this week!   In green ball gown she rings the bell; After admittance, a penguin-suited Waiter will lead her … Continue reading

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In Short


Condensing any given content is valuable to all writers, for preparing blurbs or a précis, or simply for chopping out unnecessary verbiage. Consider the already short form used for my latest Wordle attempt. It seemed to have come out pretty … Continue reading

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A Birdle Wordle


Wordle in order, rhyming, and which tells a story as briefly as possible:   With a rattle came the rest of egg in sight – When I’m old I won’t forget that shell so light – A stretch into the hole, where the feathers … Continue reading

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A Disillusioned Scot’s Wordle


These Wordles, with extra challenges added, are addictive. I have used the given words in order, and added a mere twenty (twenty-four if you count the title) to give a rhyming story. I hope it is not now regarded as … Continue reading

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Unlocking a Gate


In looking to see if Rochelle had posted a new picture prompt for a hundred-word story, I found the one below and mistakenly took it for the latest.  I furiously scribbled a story, arising from reading about the hardships suffered by … Continue reading

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