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House Painting 101: 99-Word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at the Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) was to write a flash piece about painting in 99 words (no more, no less). This is my late entry. House Painting 101 Julia always liked bold, bright colors, and she … 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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Haiku Dialogue: Weathered wall

This week’s theme at the Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue was weathered wall, and this pedometer geek writer was gratified that the editor of the column, Craig Kittner, chose the haiku I submitted. weathered fence apple blossoms poke through the slats … Continue reading

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Flash: A 99-word Flash

Normally this pedometer geek writes only one 99-word (no more, no less) flash piece for the Carrot Ranch prompt, but this prompt about aging resonates with me. Here is a second contribution. Flash Flash is our cat. Born in April, … 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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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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