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Flash Fiction – Tears of a Clown

This challenge was to write a 100 word piece containing the dialogue, “What are you lot doing here?’ Here’s what I came up with (100 words): ——————————————– Tears of a Clown Ken was dead. When he opened his eyes, he found he was beside a…

Flash Fiction – A Recipe For Love?

This week’s writing challenge was to write 150 words on anything; however verbs and adjectives¬† ( and nouns where possible) had to have a gastronomic/food connection. I found this challenge very tricky. I’m not sure I have adhered strictly to the rules, but here is…

15k in May – Update for Week 2

I am currently in the midst of the 15k in May Writing Challenge. Despite posting another zero day on Day 9 and a miniscule 177 words on Day 11, I am currently ahead of schedule and am happy to be writing most days. Even though…

Weekly Writing Challenge – Flash Fiction – The Other Woman

This week’s writing challenge was 150 words with the prompt: If she waits five minutes . . . Here is what I came up with – a meditation on adultery. 150 words including the prompt. ————————— The Other Woman If she waits five minutes she…

Weekly Writing Challenge – Monologue.

This week’s writing challenge was to write 150 words inspired by the idea of someone performing a mundane task for the first time. My effort was inspired by having known someone who suffered a terrible head trauma and had to learn to do very basic…

Don Of The Dead Series Episode 2 – Romance is Dead

Don of The Dead – Series Overview Don is recently deceased but didn’t quite make it to the other side, so seems doomed to join the rotting ranks of the undead rubbing shoulders with the living who have now begrudgingly accepted that some people just…

Flash Fiction – The Bank Job

This week’s piece was 200 words around the following prompt: My Worst Job Ever. Here is what I came up with . . . ———————————- The Bank Job Big Ray’s face darkened, cheek muscles twitching with barely contained rage as he prowled the small cell…

Don of The Dead Episode 1 – Need A Hand

UPDATE: This piece has now become the first part of an ongoing series: Don of The Dead – Series Overview Don is recently deceased but didn’t quite make it to the other side, so seems doomed to join the rotting ranks of the undead rubbing…

Lock 17 – Weekly Flash Fiction

The challenge that faced the Phoenix Writers this week was to write a 200 word piece that included the following elements – a barge approaching a set of locks, a bullock and a rifle. Here’s what I came up with . . . ————————— Lock…

Flash Fiction – The Big Cheese

For this week’s flash fiction challenge, we were asked to write a piece of 150 words, to be inspired by the following newspaper headline: “By-Election Could Herald New Chapter in Politics.” We had some really diverse and interesting pieces. Entitled, ‘The Big Cheese’, here’s what…

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