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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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Chiseled Beauty: A 99-word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch was to use the word chisel/chiseled in 99 words (no more, no less). I actually missed the cut-off (again), which was yesterday. Where did the time go? Regardless, here is my flash fiction based … 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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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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Lead Came: A 99-word flash fiction

Lead Came It was Valentine’s Day, and Julie was working. She received a bouquet of flowers from her husband. Her customers would remark, “He really loves you” or some other platitude. It certainly felt like a platitude because she recently … Continue reading

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A Word From Our Sponsor: 99-word

A Word From Our Sponsor As a pharmacist, I dealt with all sorts of people with digestive issues. Through the years I counseled people on various problems like indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, and other maladies of the gastrointestinal tract. Depending … Continue reading

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