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Six Word Story Challenge: Dilemma


The Figments of a Dutchess Challenge: Write a six-word short story on ‘Dilemma’.   Dial Emma? Not? Can she forgive?   A horny dilemma:  who to ring?   © Colonialist February 2014 (WordPress)

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Six Word Story Challenge: The Weather: No Golf


Figments of a Dutchess: Write a story about the WEATHER in just six words. Let a photo or image inspire you to write a story. Or first write the story, and then make or search for a picture to go with … Continue reading

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SIX WORD STORY CHALLENGE: Inspiration.


    This week the Figments of a DuTchess Six Word Story Challenge is on:  Inspiration.    A tantalising theme opens melodic floodgates.  © Colonialist June 2013 (WordPress)  

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SIX WORD STORY CHALLENGE: REGRET


    My response to the topic for this week from Marion Driessen.  ‘I love you!’ said too late …  © Colonialist June 2013 (WordPress)  

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ULTRA-FLASH FICTION: SIX WORD SHORT STORY CHALLENGE.


Figments of a DuTchess has based the challenge for a six-word short story on, simply, MUSIC.  Here is my take: Despair; then glorious sounds soared transcendently. 

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SPRING: six-word short story; which works best?


After trying various permutations for the Figments of a DuTchess challenge, it occurred to me I might as well use them all and employ my new poll-cat skill to find out which one has the greatest impact with readers.  The … Continue reading

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