Flash Fiction: Carrot Ranch – Protest

  Confusion’s Blunt Knife ‘I didn’t do it,’ he howled. ‘Stop your protesting, we saw you!’ ‘It wasn’t me, it was them.’ ‘Excuses, excuses. Them don’t do that, only this does.’ Confusion handed the boy the knife. It was blunt. ‘Why you always blunt?’ he asked. ‘To see if you will sharpen your mind, you idiot!’ The boy looked lost. […]

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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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Carrot Flash Flash Fiction Challenge

Here’s my piece of flash: Imaginary Characters Brick fitted in the space well. It was narrow, like a cupboard to slot in, a place to be noticed. Brooke Trout sauntered past him. When she saw Brick her eyes opened wide. He smirked at her bemused expression. She didn’t notice but he followed her up the escalator. When she exited out […]

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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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