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Growing Up – A Microfiction for #100WCGU


This week’s prompt for the 100 word Challenge for Grown Ups was ‘…what does it taste like…’ and my brain instantly took me on a supernatural wander. I have no idea who Gretchen and Looper are or even really what they are, I just know that they start to ‘change’ when they grow up… Growing…… Continue reading Growing Up – A Microfiction for #100WCGU

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Christmas Guilt ~ A piece for the #100WCGU


This post is a re-imagined version of something that actually happened this Christmas Eve/Day.  I feel a tad guilty about it. Basically, my parents have a bit of a mouse problem in their house at the moment and… * ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house everyone stirred, including a mouse. There…… Continue reading Christmas Guilt ~ A piece for the #100WCGU

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‘Grey’ – An Extract from ‘Faerie Or No’ ~ #100WCGU


I haven’t joined in with this for a while because NaNoWriMo has eaten all my creative-writing-ness but this week I decided to use it as a prompt because I’d got stuck in my NaNo piece. So here is what I came up with – carrying straight on from where I was up to in my…… Continue reading ‘Grey’ – An Extract from ‘Faerie Or No’ ~ #100WCGU

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Broadway In Miniature – A Flash Fiction #100WCGU


“Just picture it. Bright lights, dancing girls, glitter, music. It will be magnificent.” Esther wasn’t convinced. “It’s a school production. It will look cheap and silly.” “Don’t be ridiculous,” Marco scolded. “It’s a professional production enhanced by the inclusion of budding young actors. It could still be like Broadway. Just in miniature.” They appraised the…… Continue reading Broadway In Miniature – A Flash Fiction #100WCGU

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Remembering – A Flash Fiction #100WCGU


I woke with another headache. Blindly, I reached out to my bedside cabinet for the aspirin and bottled water and gulped some down. “I wish you’d stop drilling when I’m trying to sleep. Can’t it wait ’til later?” I called through to Jasper. He was probably putting up the painting in the other bedroom -…… Continue reading Remembering – A Flash Fiction #100WCGU

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Mother vs Chav – A Poem (100WCGU) (National Poetry Day)


Mother vs Chav   The baby’s crying – third time tonight. Inconsolable wailing – nothing I do is right.   It was that idiot that did it – I’d swear and call him names but none are rude enough to fit. – Yes, that pillock is to blame.   Roaring past the flat at sixty…… Continue reading Mother vs Chav – A Poem (100WCGU) (National Poetry Day)