July 25: Flash Fiction Challenge

My submission for Charlie Mill’s flash fiction challenge: The Crumb’s Obituary For one day I crave silence. Your words crush my soul making me weep. Your tongue is bitter, cruel and relentless, it pokes fun at my crawling. I must do as you please, surrendering to your every whim. ‘Look at this,’ you say, scowling. I move towards it, this […]

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Flash Fiction #Unusual #Valentines

  This is my flash fiction piece for Carrot Ranch’s prompt Valentine’s! https://carrotranch.com/2019/02/14/february-14-flash-fiction-challenge/   Damages, broken limbs, a most unusual valentines – the poor restaurant didn’t stand a chance! We squeezed into a corner next to a giant sized Valentine’s chocolate egg, exquisitely wrapped in pink, shiny wrapping. My daughter nearly toppled it over with a careless swipe of her […]

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Rodeo #5 Sound and Fury – The Winning Entries and My Flash

Well done to all the winners of The Carrot Ranch Sound and Fury Flash competition. I’m so pleased to hear that my lovely friend Ritu won third prize. Here’s the link to the winning entries. https://carrotranch.com/2018/12/14/rodeo-5-sound-and-fury-winners/   Here’s my entry – I didn’t win… I got the fury but forgot the sound effects! Lol. How’s your day been?’ ‘Exhausting, but […]

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Rodeo #4: Fractured Fairy Tales: Goldilocks Hates Chocolate

    Well done to the winners. The winning entries here – https://carrotranch.com/2018/12/07/rodeo-4-fractured-fairy-tales-winners/ Including second prize to my friend Hugh, an honourable mention to Debby Gies – (my friend, and Sister of the Fey.)  and this highly entertaining lovely chap – Geoff Le Pard also had an honourable mention. I didn’t win but this is my entry: Goldilocks Hates Chocolate […]

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Carrot Ranch Rodeo Contest #2: Memoir – The Winning Entries and My Flash #Rollercoasters

Well done to all the winners and to all the participants for joining in. Here is the link to the winning entries: https://carrotranch.com/2018/11/16/rodeo-2-memoir-winners/ Here’s my entry which was inspired by a true life event – overcoming my fear of rollercoasters and taking my one and only ride with my two young daughters. I’ve never been on a rollercoaster since (and […]

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