Tag Archives: Fandango’s Story Starter

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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Blame it on the dog

At first, I thought it was only the dog making noise, but it was more than that. The snuffles, the coughing and the sneezing were OK as far a doggy things went, but the farts! OMG. Trumpet voluntary and then … Continue reading

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Secret Rendezvous

I knew he had already arrived at the rendezvous point because I could smell him. Discreet? Fat chance. Demure? Even fatter. Secret? None whatsoever. It was that time of year when everyone makes merry, tipsy, sloshed, you name it, he … Continue reading

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Fool if you think it’s over……………

He realized that she had made a fool of him when he opened the drawer and found his wallet empty of not only cash but credit cards. His wedding ring was also gone. These business trips were always a means … Continue reading

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It’s Tradition

Fandango is our host for the Story Starter. Find out more here This week’s Story Starter teaser is: Shaking, I grabbed her hand and said…………….. Shaking, I grabbed her hand and said…………….. JUMP! We held onto each other so tight, … Continue reading

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Shattered Dreams

As a young child, she had taken the tadpoles out of the garden pond in the hope of one developing into a handsome prince as per the fairy tale. Her mother hadn’t been too happy with tiny frogs hopping about … Continue reading

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The Music Box

The tinkly music was hypnotic, the ballerina pirouetting sedately and gracefully in front of a segmented mirrored lid. No matter how much you wound the key, the only time the tempo of the music changed was when it was winding … Continue reading

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Tuesday Story Starter

Fandango is our host for this challenge. You can find out more here This week’s Story Starter teaser is: When I first moved here a few months back, I couldn’t believe that…   When I first moved here a few … Continue reading

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Echoes of Yesterday

I heard a voice calling out my name from inside the house, and when I opened the door, all that met me was darkness. The house was cold and empty, remnants of the fire long sooted in the grate, silence … Continue reading

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A true story

Fandango’s Story Starter rang a bell, so what follows is based on truth. This week’s Story Starter teaser is: It was in the spring of 2010 when I first realized that I could… It was in the spring of 2010 … Continue reading

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