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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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I wasn’t happy with the Really Awful Rhyme in the previous post, so I did some more work on it.  I think the new edition is slicker and the meter more consistent.   It is still 100 words.  What do you … Continue reading

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  Sometimes I am really cruel to myself.  I decided I would tell an ‘Illusion’ short story, for the weekly theme from SidevieW, but that I would do it in rhyme.  Not only that, but I would do it as … Continue reading

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Really Awful Short Story (Flash Fiction 100)

  ericjohnbaker has issued a challenge to write the most gosh-awful short story not exceeding 100 words.  I hope I have avoided Mozart’s error when he wrote his ‘Musical Joke’ lampooning talentless composers. Despite himself he produced some good music even … Continue reading

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REALLY AWFULLY EATEN UP WITHOUT ANY JEALOUSY Two lions, starving for some meat, Have sneaked inside the door Of cottage in secluded street Wherein had gone, before, Estelle and Bob, now both in bed – But not, indeed, to sleep … Continue reading

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