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Microfiction challenge

Thanks Jane. This one certainly opens up some ideas! https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/4205397/posts/1692827920 Painting by Hugo Simberg When they started throwing stones into the smoke, the two boys had no idea they were intruding on a sacred ceremony. Sam suddenly felt excruciating pain … Continue reading

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April 13: Flash Fiction Challenge: The Ring

April 13, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a ring. Keep the definition to that of a piece of jewelry. Whose ring is it and what’s its significance? Go where the prompt leads. https://carrotranch.com/2017/04/14/april-13-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ Embedded … Continue reading

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Sunday Strange microfiction challenge

I was beginning to think I’d missed Jane’s challenge this week as our wifi has been up and down. Phew! So glad to see it here today. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/4205397/posts/1384405505 Painting by Ford Madox Brown. It was the lambing season and a … Continue reading

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March 2: Flash Fiction Challenge

Here is Charli’s challenge this week: March 2, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include slag in a story. Slag is a glass-like by-product of smelting or refining ore. Slag is also used in making glass or … Continue reading

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Vasilisa the Beautiful

My title is the name of Jane Dougherty’s ‘Sunday Strange’ painting by Ivan Bilibin, which has an interesting fairy tale behind it. I looked it up on WIKI. It reminded me a little of Cinderella, but no posh frock, fancy … Continue reading

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Sunday Strange microfiction challenge: 26th Feb

Thanks Jane for posting another Sunday challenge https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/4205397/posts/1354950496   Image by Russian illustrator, Ivan Bilibin. They waited in the shadows. Eons ago they had been massacred en masse, heads separated from their bodies, their bones burnt and buried in crude … Continue reading

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Sunday Strange microfiction challenge

Jane’s given us another gem to peruse over. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/4205397/posts/1346120843 This painting is by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes Gladys, armed with her burying staff, set about to tend the graves of the latest dear departed. Being somewhat new to the job, … Continue reading

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