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Junk and Treasures

Before bed she watches her grandma scurry about the house making preparations for tomorrow, putting what appears to be worthless junk on the kitchen table, although she knows her mother considers these things priceless family treasures and will be thrilled to have them. 144 more words

Prompts And Challenges

A Writer's Life

Irritated! Of course I’m bloody irritated. Calls himself a writer but where is he when the hard work is taking place? Off on some fancy golf course with his mates, leaving me, his overworked muse, to get the book finished.

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Flash Fiction

The Cast - Five Sentence Fiction

I can’t sleep – my brain is churning, cogitating, processing, analysing, digesting.

Who are these people?

What do they look like, where do they live, do they drink tea or coffee, do they smoke, do they have families, do they have an agenda, and if so, what?

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Creative Writing

Tell Tales

Her father had not stayed long as a Bishop after the family he created had been discovered  (the newspaper was an efficient story teller).  By now he would have been Archbishop; he would have fought for his job too, and for the seminary that closed after she was discovered as his child.   121 more words

Pushed to the brink- #Five sentence #Fiction

“Make sure you pack the peaches tin, the can opener, some paper towels and some paper plates too since it’s going to be a long drive.” 156 more words


Spit(e) Polished, or the Oyster's Ode

I am happiest alone in my shell.

You are sand, grit, irritation, a foreign invader whose presence I detest but cannot ignore.

I vomit bile, seeking to dislodge this vexation, to repudiate and reject your very existence. 102 more words


| Irritation |

Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week Lillie McFerrin will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. 88 more words

Five Sentence Fiction