Category Archives: short story

Geology 101: 99-word Flash

Usually this pedometer geek writes one response to the Carrot Ranch prompt, but this is the second 99 word (no more, no less) piece written using the rock star prompt. Geology 101 Dr. Wright taught geology. It was his passion; it … Continue reading

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Rock Star Famous: a 99-Word Flash

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) was to write a story about a rock star in ninety-nine words (no more, and no less). Here is my story: Rock Star Famous My son Mark and his friends formed a band … Continue reading

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The Encyclopedia Kingdom: 99-word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) was ‘kingdom for a koala.’ A flash fiction in ninety-nine words (no more and no less) was to be written. If it could be based on a true story, great. In this pedometer … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time: 99 Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch was to write a 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction on the theme of many hands and to go where the prompt leads. This is my take on the prompt, but all … Continue reading

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Hands Across the Years: A 99-word Flash

This pedometer geek has to admit that writing has taken a backseat to every other thing recently. Between working, volunteering, reading, and just being lazy (and day-to-day life), nothing has been produced writing-wise. Okay, one poem was written, and now … Continue reading

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Sebastian’s Bird: 99-word flash fiction

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch was to write a 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction using the word fire. Having slacked off on the last several prompts, here is my story. Sebastian’s Bird Sebastian didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Girls: 99 flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch is to write a story in 99 words (no more, no less) that contains the word mice. Here’s mine. Of Mice and Girls Mighty Mouse was Julie’s favorite cartoon; she sat enthralled on the … Continue reading

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