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..They Will Come

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Sunday Photo Fiction: July 27th 2014

Balderdash was in a crisis. Since the closing of the woolen mill a year ago,  half of the townsfolk had moved away to to the big city leaving the tiny town in financial ruin. 143 more words


Blind Date

Written For: Friday Fictioneers

25 July 2014

PHOTO PROMPT Copyright – Marie Gail Stratford


My ( soon to be former ) friend has set me up on yet another blind date,  so hot on the heels of the man from plaid and a rhinestone cowboy comes this.. 70 more words


Writer's Routine

The alarm announces the day with an irritating excuse for an uneven melody. Perfect because it works. Five a.m. and the long days journey into night begins. 716 more words

Short Story Fiction

Deflating One's Ego

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Sunday Photo Fiction: July 20th 2014

Heads up..slightly naughty..

Nancy was insanely jealous of her older sister. Linda would just step out the door and the boys would come running like ants to a picnic while she went unnoticed. 144 more words


better late

What a remarkable morning, as if time had waited for me; 6:15 am and I am not scuttling to the bathroom nor trying to decide which shoe best matches my dress, 6:15 am and I had walked through the tough gully leading from my house to the main road and wriggled my way through other commuters in a manner likened to the kingdom of God which suffereth violence; and violently, I had secured a sit by the window of the fourteen-seater bus. 1,040 more words

Short Story - Fiction

3 a.m. coffee

3 a.m. coffee. A pack of stale gum. Memories. Heating pad. Ice pack. Television, volume on full. No, wait, turned down. Trash can. Piece of paper. 160 more words



Written for: Friday Fictioneers

18 July 2014

PHOTO PROMPT – Copyright – Adam Ickes


John had an appointment with the * small business loans * director at his local bank. 83 more words