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The Mermaid – Six Sentence Story

This challenge is produced by GirlieOnTheEdge with the following simple rules:Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.Use the current week’s prompt word – WALK Click here to hear the author read his words: The Mermaid Did I ever tell you about … Continue reading

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Quixotic – Weekend Writing Prompt

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – … Continue reading

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cicadas

Click here to hear the poet read his words: cicadas cliffssteep and rockyenclosea crescent of sandkissedby murmuring watersof sinuoussun-sparkled seaa cloudless blueMediterranean skylazesover the beachhushedby the softbut constant soundof breaking waveswhite flecked courierssand swishingpebbles tricklingrocks rumblingand yetcicadason olive and pine … Continue reading

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The Naiad – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. This week’s photo, by Dale Rogerson, provoked an immediate need to visit the bathroom. Too … Continue reading

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Rainbow – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by Susan Spaulding, who has taken over this great weekly prompt from my old friend Al Forbes. This week’s inspiring photo comes courtesy of the delightfully named April Pearson. .The idea is … Continue reading

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The Last Goodbye – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week Al has selected one … Continue reading

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Angels and Mermaids – Haibun Thinking

AnElephantCant deny it He sees this week’s choices and his old heart sings He feels he must warn you He chooses the artwork from Anja And says thank you to Sally of the appropriately named MyBeautifulThings AnElephant again tries this … Continue reading

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The Fisherman – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant swim like a dolphin His trunk and his tusks are too thick So you know that he oughta Stay out of the water He has all the buoyancy of a brick Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. Where … Continue reading

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