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Storybook Corner Prompt - July

Welcome to Storybook Corner, a monthly flash fiction prompt held on the 21st of each and every month. This post will give you this month’s prompt. 147 more words


Prompt: That Newspaper Man

When I was a little kid, there was a man living down the street that everybody used to call “The Newspaper Man”. I like to think that he was an old man, but fact is, he probably wasn´t that much older than my parents back then, maybe around 40. 1,357 more words


Goat Head

These guys originally appeared in the story Friends are Important. They wanted to come back for another. Who am I to turn them down? 194 more words


Prompt: Blackout

A couple of minutes ago, the world was light. I was sitting in the comfy chair in my living room, reading a book. Then suddenly it went dark. 735 more words


Prompt: Pick a small object to be given one day to your great-grandchild.

I love my grandma. I loved my other grandma. I realise how lucky I am to have had not only one, but two loving grandmas. But I never met my great-grandma. 469 more words


I've taken some mental space, but here it goes again.

This poem created some disagreement in my writers’ group last week where I wrote it as a response to a short poem by Maya Angelou entitled “Wonder.” I won’t box it into my intended meaning by explaining what was going on in my head when I wrote it, even though the prideful part of me is calling out for clarity, is calling out for me to fight back against the negative parts of the response I received. 216 more words


Prompt: It was a snowy day in October when I died.

It was very unexpected. Both the snow and my death. Nobody ever expects to die and people don’t expect other people to die.
But, you see, I was only 15. 378 more words