Category Archives: short story

Decision Re-imagined: A 99-word Flash

With the start of the new year, Carrot Ranch’s first prompt for 2019 was “looking back” and this is the pedometer geek’s take on the theme in 99 words (no more, no less). Decision Re-imagined Annie looked back on some … Continue reading

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Best Friends: A 99-word Flash Fiction

Best Friends Suddenly, Cora Kingston moved away. Brokenhearted, she married the first man she met. The truth was that she would always love John, her best friend. They became fast friends from the time they met. John and Cora played … Continue reading

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Graphic Artists: A 99-word Flash Fiction

Graphic Artists Angela was going to the museum to see the new collection of graphic artists. That is, until she got stopped by the train. It was a good thing she wasn’t in a hurry because the train was barely … Continue reading

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Scarlett: A 99-Word Flash Fiction

Scarlett It was the end of Scarlett’s long day at her new job when she got a text from her mother: “Take dinner to Gram.” Grabbing some food from the establishment, Scarlett then plugged Gram’s new address into her GPS, … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Ninety-nine Word Flash Fiction

Dayton Peace Accord: World Affair Participants began to line up for the parade. For some nations, there were only one or two participants; other contingents had larger groups, but all were dressed in their various ethnic costumes. Voices grew louder … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: a 99-word Flash Fiction

Elgin: A Cross-county Rival In the early sixties, it became common for smaller schools to consolidate into larger schools. My county was no different with several schools opting to consolidate. Not my school, however; our district chose otherwise! Elgin became … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch: Flash Fiction 8/11/2018

Lone Ranger Going crazy, our cat saw something in the dark that she felt shouldn’t be in her territory. At first, I couldn’t see anything, but her night vision is better. But then I noticed the glint of dark eyes … Continue reading

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