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If Wishes Were Horses… (A 99-word Flash Fiction)

If Wishes Were Horses… Julie was one of the smallest kids in her class, and she was always picked last for every team. Despite that, she loved playing volleyball. The school started an intramural league for the students; the team … 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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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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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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The Journey of a Thousand Miles…

starts with a single step, but this pedometer geek has been slacking. The thousand mile goal has been met for the year, but… This slacking pedometer geek hasn’t posted statistics on books or walking for the past three months. Just … Continue reading

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Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction: Into the Dark

Snow Vacation On that first weekend in December, our family decided to spend a few days at our mountain cabin. We were excited to spend a last weekend away before winter. Flakes fell, becoming a blizzard, and soon we were … Continue reading

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What-the-Tuck: Two New Trends

This pedometer geek reader has recently identified what could be new What-the-tuck trends in novels. Because of the predominance of repeated use of particular words and phrases, there are two that I have added to my growing list. The first … Continue reading

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