Category Archives: Writing Challenges

The Cultural World of Forgotten People: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Look Pops. Someone’s painted on the wall. Mum sure would be mad.” “It’s graffiti Donald.” “What’s that.” “Writing or drawing on a wall. We all want to leave a mark. You know. The oldest graffiti, a hand,  is in Indonesia. … Continue reading

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Fruitland: Friday Fictioneers

“Did ya have a good holiday?” “Yeh. Weird but.” “Howzzat?” “Just… welll….everytime we went through a tunnel, and there was lots of em, at least eight, we could hear a child’s voice say one sleep. New day coming. She said … Continue reading

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Into the Darkness: 99 word Flash fiction

“It’s good to have you here.” Her mother nodded agreement, squeezing Rebekkah’s  arm. “See you in the restaurant sixish for breakfast love.” The elderly couple turned and walked away, heading to the burré they had been allocated in their daughter’s … Continue reading

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I’m Sorry!: Times Past Challenge

I’m starting this post with an apology for suddenly disappearing without warning that Times Past was going on holiday for a couple of months. I know some of you wondered/worried what had happened to me and I’m sorry that I … Continue reading

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Tuvalu Thoughts: Friday Fictioneers

The line is cast No longer can the hook be seen Through water murky – rust, oil and other waste mingle Fish bites The line reels in Fish gasps black sludge drips drip…. drip from open sores leaking black, rotting … Continue reading

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