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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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Carrot Ranch: Crafting Scraps

November 15, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that uses scraps. It can be scraps of dried flowers, paper, metal, fabric, food — any kind of scraps you can think of. Then write a … Continue reading

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My Aunt Remembered: 99 Flash Fiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction blog has been having what they call a Rodeo with particular events. One of the events was writing an anonymous memoir of 99 words (no more, no less excluding the title) with the prompt of … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place: Meadows & Fields

The Haiku Foundation’s weekly column, A Sense of Place, has recently focused on  meadows and fields. From the sense of sight, hearing, taste, and touch respectively, K.J. Munro selected these haiku of mine. It is always gratifying when someone else, … Continue reading

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