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Every little counts

“Let’s crank it up a notch, shall we?”

Julie stared with silent horror and disgust. His eyebrows, build, and attitude left a sour aftertaste at the foot of her tongue which she swallowed with contempt. 67 more words


What Pegman Saw : Beyond the Pale

Indri was already running, sandals slapping flagstones. ‘I know where they’ll come out!’

His legs were longer than Pina’s and he’d soon rounded the corner of the alley, dodged a pomegranate seller, vaulted the legs of Zaru the beggar, careening into the opposite wall before stumbling on. 206 more words

You Said It Was Ok...

“No! How could you?”

“What? It’s just a bat.”

“Why would you kill it though? Bats are wonderful, mysterious creatures”

“No they are not. They are disgusting.” 182 more words

Creative Writing

OLWG#45 – #micropoetry – cinquain, tanka, limerick,

When I saw the #45 New Unofficial On-Line Writer’s Guild prompts, the Geronimo Green prompt immediately made me think of a limerick, so I did some googling and came up with this… 148 more words

Flash Fiction

The Fixer - Flash Fiction short story

Flash Fiction short story no:7 (only 93 more to go). This will probably be the last one for a week or so while I catch up on some long overdue book reviews. 867 more words

Short Stories

Easy Way Down --- by Chuck Teixeira

Pat’s mother parked the car right in front of the laundromat. The place was fully lit, and there were people inside even that late — or that early, counting the hours until dawn. 1,044 more words



A drunken night it’d been.

Not too long after the wedding, they’d argued, saying things they didn’t mean.

Storming out, he’d stopped at the local bar. 79 more words