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Tag Archives: flash fiction
As a follow up to my recent post, Motivation – Limericks and Shorties, I just wanted to share with you that I had a ball with Esther’s challenges this week. The one word prompt for limericks was SUIT. Every week, … Continue reading
In this strange new world, I often find it hard to motivate myself in the ways that were second nature to me in the past. Having been made redundant by ASG Technologies in December 2017, I spent two years looking … Continue reading
Publication Guaranteed (well, almost!): A Helping Hand For Writers by Esther Chilton My rating: 5 of 5 stars This small book is packed with tips, hints, exercises and examples to help writers to get their work published in many different … Continue reading
Whilst out delivering groceries to a Hampshire estate this morning, I saw a sign which led me to pose the following question as a flash fiction prompt. In one hundred words or less, answer the question, “What valued possession did … Continue reading
Can you write a horror story in just two sentences? Here is my attempt. As I regained consciousness, I realised that I was naked, tied to a tree and smothered in beef gravy. The wolves that circled around me were … Continue reading