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Fandango’s Story Starter #42

This week’s Story Starter teaser is: I would have happily married Darlene if it weren’t for her… I would have happily married Darlene if it weren’t for her dog. It’s not that I don’t like dogs or have a fear … Continue reading

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I should have ducked

I heard a sound outside, so I turned on the front porch light, opened the front door, and got walloped in the face by a soggy newspaper. It was chucking it down. That damn paperboy was so lazy, he threw … Continue reading

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Breaking and entering

At first, I thought it was only the dog making noise, but when I went to investigate, I saw that it was a lot more than that. The snuffling was familiar, but what I didn’t expect to see was my … Continue reading

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Exit Stage Left

As soon as he saw her enter the room, he got the distinct feeling that he should leave. Last night had been a one off, and how he wished it hadn’t happened. Even more so now. She’d said she was … Continue reading

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Today’s the day…………..

Laura dreaded hearing the alarm go off because today was the day she would have to take her driving test. She hadn’t told anyone she was sitting it, not even her partner because she knew if she failed she’d never … Continue reading

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Never say Never

I recently went through a really bad breakup and had sworn off relationships forever until I met him. He was totally different, not exactly the silent type, but he listened when I talked and didn’t interrupt. He was great company … Continue reading

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A Matter of Opinion: #FSS

I didn’t think that what I did that night was that bad until he tore into me about it. To me it was no big deal, and I was doing somebody a favour by letting them use me. How was … Continue reading

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Job Interview

Life had just seemed to pass me by until that day when I bought a different paper than the norm. It fell open at the ads page, and my eyes were drawn to one in particular. I felt the hair … Continue reading

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When two become one.

She had thought about and imagined this moment for years, but she’d never expected things to go quite the way they did. The day had started so well, the sun was shining and everything was ready. Her dress hung on … Continue reading

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On the Road

When Frank turned on the TV that night and saw the lead story on the late news, he knew that he would have to move on as it wouldn’t be long before the authorities caught up with him. He had … Continue reading

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