Category Archives: Flash Fiction

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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Divided Attention – Friday Fictioneers


The challenge set by Rochelle is to write a short story in 100 words or less (this is 100) based, on this occasion, in the following photo prompt.  An occasion for a-bridge-d flash fiction. AnElephantCant sort of talked me into … Continue reading

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FLASH FICTION FIFTY SHORT STORY CHALLENGE: Wounded.


Developing the challenge I proposed here: It is generally agreed that some combination of all the following elements is essential in having a good short story: SETTING, CHARACTER, PLOT, POINT OF VIEW, CONFLICT, THEME. In illustrating this, here is a … Continue reading

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