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Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor, 25 May 2019

Our MLMM Saturday Mix metaphor this week is: – Birds of a feather flock together. In a class of fifty, three struck up a friendship that was to last for decades. If ever one was in trouble, they could count … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt “5 by 5” : 12th May

I love these! Five headings and five choices in each. You can check them all out here: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/2274022360 Do pop over to MLMM and have a go, they are such fun!! Droll the Troll was not his usual self. Here … Continue reading

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Prompt: May 11

I’m picking Prompt B (sentence starter): “You can’t do that here!” https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/82277260/posts/2273167750 ‘Mom…………………’ ‘Not now Honey…’ Harry tugged his mother’s coat. ‘But Mom……………………’ ‘Just a minute sweetie…….’ Harry stood with one foot on top of the other. ‘Mom, I……………’ ‘Quiet! Can’t … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt “New Arrivals”

Our challenge is to write about new arrivals: it can be a baby, a pet, goods in a store, arrivals in an airport whatever you like! https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/2266138961 I just have to write about the ducklings! This afternoon, we walked the … Continue reading

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May Speculative Fiction #Writing prompt

Thanks to Diana Wallace Peach of Myths of the Mirror for our May photoprompt. For visually challenged writers, this is an image of a man who is part human and part machine. Behind him are gears and wires as well … Continue reading

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Time to Write: picture prompt 26 April

Details of Rachel’s challenge can be found here The tree had stood for over a hundred years in the village park, and now some outsider had complained it was blocking their view. The tree was there before their house, but … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 25

Today’s sentence: “Why does this taste like mint?” Gran liked to have sets. She had sets of glasses, sets of plates, sets of bowls, saucepans and cutlery too. She said it was because she swore as a child never to … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 24

Today’s sentence: “I have no idea how it got there.” So far, so good. Hopefully no-one would notice for a few days, and when they did, he could blatantly lie. As it turned out, nobody used the car for over … Continue reading

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Genre Writing Challenge April 20

Today’s genre and image: Haunting It is said you can still hear the screams and cries from the goings-on in the house on the hill. It was closed years ago after the scandal devastated the town. Who would have thought … Continue reading

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April 18: Flash Fiction Challenge – Gender

April 18, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about gender. It can be fixed or fluid. Explore the topic on your own terms and open your mind to possibilities and understanding. Go where the … Continue reading

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