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Valentine’s Day Surprise: 99 word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch was valentines. In 99 words (no more, no less) a story was to be written. Here is mine: Valentine’s Day Surprise Julie gave Valentine’s Day cards to everyone in her class. She usually picked … Continue reading

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign: 99-word flash fiction

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign Julie was frequently seen walking around town, which was one perk to living where she did. It could be hazardous because drivers didn’t pay much attention to pedestrians despite the recently changed street layout. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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Erie Kai: A 99-word Flash

Erie Kai From the Canadian side comes the wind. The sustained wind buffets the Ohio shore of Lake Erie, and we can hear the roar of the waves from a block away. The longer the wind blows, the louder the … Continue reading

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Story of Shards: 99-word flash

Story of Shards A favorite author of mine, Jennifer Estep, writes fantasy fiction for teens and adults. I actually stumbled upon her writing when I won a copy of her YA novel, Dark Frost from her Mythos Academy series. Once … Continue reading

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Lead Came: A 99-word flash fiction

Lead Came It was Valentine’s Day, and Julie was working. She received a bouquet of flowers from her husband. Her customers would remark, “He really loves you” or some other platitude. It certainly felt like a platitude because she recently … Continue reading

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A Word From Our Sponsor: 99-word

A Word From Our Sponsor As a pharmacist, I dealt with all sorts of people with digestive issues. Through the years I counseled people on various problems like indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and other maladies of the gastrointestinal tract. Depending … Continue reading

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Oak Ridge Girls: A 99-word Story

Oak Ridge Girls Newspaper advertisements across the country said that a new firm was looking for young women to work in a factory in Tennessee. The job description was vague, but housing was supplied. Girls from the Midwest flocked to … Continue reading

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