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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…

Don of The Dead Episode 3 – Don Goes Shopping

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…

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…

U is for Uncommon Courtesy

Common courtesy. What is it? Well, for one thing, it certainly isn’t as common as it used to be (I now realise that statement makes me sound about a hundred years old, and you may now be picturing me smoking a pipe, squinting into the…

Flash Fiction – A Word in Your Shell-like

This week’s piece for Phoenix Writers was 200 words to include a foreign word or phrase. Here is my Evolution-inspired slice of silliness: ——————————————— A Word in Your Shell-like . . . Sitting on the stubble-like grass of the island, Darwin tried to get comfortable….

P is for Pigeon-Hole! Stop trying to put me in a box!

I think we would all agree that the Internet has brought with it a plethora of benefits for both the consumer and the producer of products, music, books and art. As a musician, I can record a song in my garage and 5 minutes later…

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…

I is for Imitation – the sincerest form of flattery. Honest!

I have a problem. It has been with me for as long as I can remember and over the years it has been the cause of both embarrassment and harassment. Many people would (and have) argued that it only requires some self-control and discipline to…

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…

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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