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Return of Four by Flash Piece 7: Marked


Half a dozen tally marks scratched into the grey stone walls, flaked with rusty brown spots – blood stains. Aside from me, those scratches are all that remain of the team. 528 more words


towards healing: 31 five minute free writes

I decided to take another month long writing adventure!

The 31 days of Five Minute Free Writes is a challenge within a challenge, hosted by  … 108 more words

Writing Challenges

Writing Dreams

I’ve been writing in stolen moments for a long time. Some of my first work, like Twisted Breath of God, which was written sometime in 2001, happened while I had a babe in arms and a toddler. 598 more words


M makes Marriage

Maybe it’s mawkish but M matches matrimony to a T and maketh Maurois’ marriage mention a memorable maxim

Today’s aphorism is in the modish ‘Miama’ script for Frizztext’s letter…

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Climbing the walls

Trapped inside this shell I climb the walls, an extension of my territory, my outside world. They hold pleasures for me, a walk along the river, a dance in the cornfields, an exhilarating run up a long hill before laying flat and rolling down the other side. 185 more words


Weird Chinese Food: Scorpions on a Stick for 5 Yuan

The great Buddha once said, “When in China, dine as the Chinese do”… and that’s exactly what we did…. Okay, Buddha never said that– but it sounds cool. 199 more words


Friday Fictioneers: Strained Glass

Over at the Addicted to Purple blog, Rochelle has challenged us to write a story of ±100 words based on the photograph below.

Genre: Narrative Fiction… 110 more words

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