#3LineTales Week 119 ‘Dreaming of a Ballerina’ #FlashFiction #MondayBlogs

Ballerina “Last night I dreamt I was a ballerina, wearing a pink, gauze tutu, dancing barefoot to Swan Lake in an underpass, while outside the birds sang and the wind shook the leafy trees.” “That sounds like fun, but now let’s get back to the real world, shall we?” said my physiotherapist, rolling up my … Continue reading #3LineTales Week 119 ‘Dreaming of a Ballerina’ #FlashFiction #MondayBlogs

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Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘My Mother’s Cottage’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

This post was written in response to Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch’s weekly #99 word Flash Fiction Challenge. This week’s prompt is to write a story about variations in property values. Check out other entries or take part yourself! My Mother’s Cottage I wished I hadn’t inherited the beautiful, but run down cottage from my eccentric … Continue reading Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘My Mother’s Cottage’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

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#Writephoto ‘The Letter’ #FlashFiction #100Words

This 100-word Flash Fiction was written in response to Sue Vincent’s weekly photo prompt. The Letter ‘Your Grace,’ said the maid, curtseying. ‘A letter.’ The Duchess snatched the envelope. ‘Anything else, Your Grace?’ Amelia waved her hand towards the door. ‘Leave.’ She read the letter, smiled and watched it blacken, shrivel and slip between the … Continue reading #Writephoto ‘The Letter’ #FlashFiction #100Words

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#FridayFictioneers ‘The Ransom’ #FlashFiction #100words

It’s Friday, time for another Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction story featuring Alice Pendragon and her family! Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting the challenge, and to Courtney Wright. for submitting the photo prompt by a photographer who prefers to remain anonymous. The Ransom ‘Alice! Are you alright?’ Alice held her throbbing cheek, too dazed to … Continue reading #FridayFictioneers ‘The Ransom’ #FlashFiction #100words

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Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘A Thousand Paper Cranes’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

This post was written in response to Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch’s weekly #99 word Flash Fiction Challenge. This week’s prompt is to include ‘the charisma of cranes’ in the story. Check out other entries or take part yourself! Miss Martinelli’s Present ‘We’ve come to see Miss Martinelli,’ said Sally. ‘I’m afraid, my daughter isn’t … Continue reading Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘A Thousand Paper Cranes’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

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#3LineTales Week 119 #FlashFiction ‘First Date’

First Date  The children pointed to the orange scarf she had asked him to wear and ran towards him, begging him to tell them a story, so he told them about the extraterrestrial children who had brought magical stones as gifts for their earthling friends. She watched her enthusiastic students enthralled as he improvised his … Continue reading #3LineTales Week 119 #FlashFiction ‘First Date’

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#FridayFictioneers ‘Brooklyn Heights’ #FlashFiction #100words

It’s Friday, time for another Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction story!  Last week, Alice and her mother caught Kevin on a date with another woman. When Alice confronted Kevin, she discovered the woman was her father’s half-sister, Clara, who is in serious trouble. This week something dreadful will happen to Alice as a result…  Thanks to … Continue reading #FridayFictioneers ‘Brooklyn Heights’ #FlashFiction #100words

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Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Speed Dating’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

This post was written in response to Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch’s weekly #99 word Flash Fiction Challenge. This week’s prompt is to include ‘a line’ in the story. Check out other entries or take part yourself! Speed Dating Lines “You’re a writer?” She nodded, expecting him to make an excuse and move away, instead … Continue reading Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Speed Dating’ #99Words #SundayBlogShare

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Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Passing on the Spear’ #99Words

This post was written in response to Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch’s weekly #99 word Flash Fiction Challenge. This week’s prompt is to include a fishing tale in the story. Check out other entries or take part yourself! Passing on the Spear After Ernest Hemingway’s novella ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ Manolin pounded his … Continue reading Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Passing on the Spear’ #99Words

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Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Forest Bathing’ #99Words #MondayBlogs

This post was written in response to Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch’s weekly #99 word Flash Fiction Challenge. This week’s prompt is to write a story about forest bathing. You can use the Japanese term, Shinrin Yoku. Check out other entries or take part yourself! Inspirational Walks The Verger at Rochester Cathedral heard the author’s … Continue reading Carrot Ranch #FlashFiction ‘Forest Bathing’ #99Words #MondayBlogs

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