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Philosopher's Stone: A to Z Challenge Day # 16

“Rub it thrice and the wish will be yours”, said the blue genie.

“So it’s a magic stone? But I thought it was supposed to be a lamp where you reside”, said Aladdin. 309 more words


Weekend Showcase: Touchstone by Darren Goldsmith (Writer)

Every Friday, 1 creative, letting their work speak for itself.


Darren Goldsmith


Every pebble is a lost soul, she used to say. A trillion pebbles. 1,442 more words


The Writeidea Prize

The Writeidea Prize is a new national short story prize.

First Prize: £500

Five finalists’ prizes:  £100 each        

Tower Hamlets Prize: £500          

The six finalists and local winner will be invited to read their stories alongside the judge, Alex Wheatle, at the Writeidea Festival on Sunday 16 November 2014 at 2.00pm. 62 more words

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The Daily Prompt and The Wealth of King Charles

Today’s Daily Prompt; Take a Chance on Me

What’s the biggest chance you ever took? Did it work out? Do tell!

Life is full of big chances. 445 more words

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"Reluctant Dragons" - Serialization - One

Martell Highborn knelt in the dirt road, a hand gently grazing over the tracks for which he was bidden to follow. A dragon came this way, he knew. 923 more words


The Man From Dartmouth

On a sidewalk in downtown Victoria, I set my drum aside for a break.  I had been playing for hours.

I inspected my hat upturned on the concrete a few feet in front of me and saw it had been a good night.  836 more words

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