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Caretaker: A 99-word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch (www.carrotranch.com) is to write a 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction about a wife who is carried. Here is the my take on the prompt. Caretaker The woman was elderly, but he took … Continue reading

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Hero: A 99-word Flash Fiction

This week’s prompt over at http://www.Carrotranch.com was to write a 99 word (no more, no less) flash fiction about a gnome and go where the prompt led. This is the pedometer geek’s take on the prompt which is tentatively titled … Continue reading

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Writing a wrong

It is not unusual for writers’ groups to take a day or two for a writer’s retreat, and our local writers’ group is no exception. One of our members is put in charge; usually it is my husband, and he … 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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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: 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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A Cat’s Tail

The cat appeared sometime last fall, and suddenly became part of the fauna of the neighborhood. It was unusual in that it was a long-haired black and white cat yet, at first glance, appeared feral, fearing the approach of all … Continue reading

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