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Fiction

Bitter Harvest

4th October 2019 — 6

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This week’s photo writing prompt courtesy of Sue Vincent’s fun #writephoto challenge is entitled “copper”. The goal – to write a story based on the autumnal photo below. I’m afraid to say my effort is yet another dark tale, at least it’s the right season (310 words). Be sure to check out the other great takes by clicking on the link above and if you haven’t already, why not have a go yourself.

Fiction

Time to Heal

13th September 2019 — 8

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This week’s writing prompt courtesy of Carrot Ranch’sFlash Fiction Challenge is to write a 99-word story (no more no less) that includes the “greatest gift“. When you sit and think about it, we have so many gifts. Some are not always obvious and some can appear to be more like curses. This may not seem like the greatest of them until you need it!

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With You Shortly

12th September 2019 — 15

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This week’s photo writing prompt courtesy of Sue Vincent’s fun #writephoto challenge is entitled simply “reaching”.

Much of the inspiration for this, came from the repeated phrase “I will not sit and wait for a break in the clouds” from the stunning track “Break in the clouds” by Frightened Rabbit. It literally started playing as I sat down to write, and unconsciously I’d taken a counterpoint perspective. I then got a few paragraphs in and realised it was turning into a poor imitation of H.G.’s Well’s – Time Machine and decided to have some fun with it.

Fiction

The Shield

5th September 2019 — 8

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This is is my entry for the September 2019 Blog Battle.  Be sure to check out the other entries. This month’s challenge is to write a story incorporating a  “Shield” in a thousand words, more or less.  A little more (~30 words) in my case. I hope it entertains and if you haven’t already, why not consider having a go yourself?

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