Category Archives: Carrot Ranch

Booted out: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Kenny’s wife kicked him out. “She’s mentally ill,” he said. He stayed with friends. After too many repetitious stories whilst invading her personal space, the friend’s wife ousted him. “Poor Digby,” he said. Next, some acquaintances without wives. They evicted … Continue reading

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January 2018: Times Past

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By Irene Waters Unlike Charli scooping snow from her porch as the Lady of the Lake weaves her winter charm and C. Jai, holed up escaping the cold, I hail from the Sunshine…

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Skeletons in the Closet: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Dad’s got skeletons in his closet.” My brother showed me an old, leather book. Inside were some blank pages and skeletons. “Dad said we can do ours.” Excited, we raced to the study where the ink lived in a little … Continue reading

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The Blot: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The stain spread like octopus tentacles. Grace felt sick. One mistake. That’s all it took to destroy everything. Too late to take back the action. It was done. She’d blotted her copybook and now, she had to live with it. … Continue reading

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Francis Stacker Dutton: Copper Country: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Funny how things turn out. Here I am. An Englishman born in Germany ending up in South Australia. Sheep was my game. Fine merino. I had an eye; could pick fine fleece from  inferior. My sheep went missing. Looking for … Continue reading

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From Lead Buckaroo, Charli Mills The dust has settled, and the bulls are back out to pasture after the first Flash Fiction Rodeo at Carrot Ranch. From idea to event, this was no…

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Wishing Star: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Crushing, celebrating crowds filled the foreshore. Multicoloured glo-sticks made it seem as though finally, I’d found the end of the rainbow. I was sitting in it. Laughter rang out amidst the hum of chatter. It was  awhile before countdown to … Continue reading

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