Category Archives: flash fiction

Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #4

It is my honour to present the fourth contest in the October month of Rodeo contests. This competition is free to enter and carries a cash prize of $25. Winning submissions will automatically be forwarded to the Overall Rodeo Winner which … Continue reading

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Out of the Blue: Three Line Tales Week 89

The sign shone down on me in all its neon glory, “This is the sign you’ve been looking for.” I stared in disbelief. I didn’t know I’d been looking for a sign. Damn! Now I was going to have to … Continue reading

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Possibly the last: Friday Fictioneers

Pulverised garden worms. Adam had used his wife’s food processor whilst she was out making a tasty meal for the mynor bird he’d captured earlier in the day.  “C’mmon Tweety Pie. Just in case. Open wide.” The bird obliged and … Continue reading

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Retribution: Friday Fictioneers 6th October 2017

Home. The ferry was more inviting. Jan unwound herself from the bench. “Come on. You can do it.” Almost reluctantly she walked up the hill, guided by the moonlight, to the house she’d left twenty years earlier.   Her parents slept. … Continue reading

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Where Do I start: Three Line Tales, Week 88

Where do I start? With the murder or before I met her?  Chronologically or a non-linear narrative? Why am I writing this tragic tale? For redemption or confession:  perhaps for my own healing. They say allow time to pass before … Continue reading

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Let the party begin: Month of Celebrations for Carrot Ranch and the Rough Writers

Finally October has arrived and it is kicking off with a party. The Rodeo Fest  will have live readings at 10am, 2pm and 6pm NY time on October 3rd. For us Aussies this is a trifle difficult as these times … Continue reading

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Hurricane Relief: #flash4storms

Hurricane aid arrived on the east of the island. Apart from downed trees and roofs blown off they had fared well in the storm and even better in its aftermath.  “Chief Tom! They need that rice and water on the … Continue reading

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