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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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Story Starter Challenge April 19

Today’s sentence: “Watch the edge!” DIY-ers beware. When using a sink or existing worktop as a workbench for cutting something, WATCH THE EDGE! Nothing catastrophic this time, but there is a little nick in the worktop on the boat caused … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 16

Today’s sentence: “Sitting on the front porch.” If anyone asked for someone in particular, the answer was nearly always that they were “Sitting on the front porch.” The porch in question made you privvy to the most glorious sunsets. After … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 15

Today’s sentence: “Where are you?” It was a typical Sunday afternoon. The soft gentle music had lulled him and the dog to sleep, whilst the mistress of the house was tapping away on her keyboard enjoying the music, a melodic … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 14

Today’s sentence: “Can I have a word with you?” She was tired and crotchety. Another weekend with the minimum of sleep, a pre-teenager that played up all the time and a partner forever down the pub. Money was tight and … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 12

Today’s sentence: “What can I get you today?” The words were said in perfect innocence, but Jami fainted dead away to the floor. When she awoke, she was in an unfamiliar room with a cool flannel on her forehead and … Continue reading

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Set the Scene: Time to write 12th April

Many thanks to Rachel for our writing prompt this week. https://rachelpoli.com/2019/04/12/time-to-write-set-the-scene-14-creative-writing-prompt/ Some people called it a lake, others a pond. It all depended on their backgrounds and which part of the country they came from. Whether a pond or a … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 11

Today’s sentence: “It’s what!” She was exhausted, sweaty and had had a toilet accident in the process. ‘Congratulations Martha! You have a healthy little boy.’ ‘It’s what?’ ‘A boy. Seven pounds and half an ounce. It’s a good weight.’ ‘But … Continue reading

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