Friday, 5 lines or less…


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society demands he bow to destiny –
he knows what awaits him
but he does not resign himself to it
for he knows that is
ONE possibility

If you are interested, the prompt is linked below.

Using the word destiny
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less
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Prompt: Friday, 5 lines or less…


Inspiration Call: Create a 6 -Word Story


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social fabric fails to cage me

I could not help but wonder what other people were thinking as the photographer and the model took this photograph – to what lengths will people do? Then it struck me: how am I any different?

If you are interested, the prompt is linked below.

Inspiration Call: Tell the story behind this picture in just 6 words. A Six Word story is a challenge for each writer to come up with a short story within six words.

Publishing opportunity details for this writing prompt can be found at Open Publishing Projects.

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Prompt: Inspiration Call: Create a 6 -Word Story

Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge: The Basketball


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Title: The Basketball

Type: Flash Fiction
Genre: Realistic

She was puzzled when her seven-year-old girl left the counter empty-handed. “Where’s the basketball?” she asked.

“The man at the counter said I should play with dolls instead,” her little girl replied. “It’s ok, Mama. I don’t like the ball anyway.”

Furious, she grabbed her daughter’s hand and marched straight to the counter, pausing long enough only to get the basketball on the way.

“Here, we’re getting this basketball. For my girl! And don’t you dare tell her what she can and can’t play.”

Both the man at the counter and her daughter learnt a valuable lesson that day.

(99 words)

This prompt is a difficult one, due to the large amount of discussion which could arise from this. Writing a 99-word story that portrays the layered complexities of the self and others in the society we lived in really pushed me out of my comfort zone. But I am still quite happy with what I came up with though.

If you are interested, the prompt is linked below.

Prompt: Carrot Ranch April 18 Flash Fiction Challenge

Three Line Tales, Week 168

three line tales, week 168

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Title: The Rebel

Type: Flash Fiction
Genre: Realistic

“Never wear the three primary colours together!” her self-proclaimed fashion guru friends told her.

The very next day, she dyed her hair blue, bought a bright yellow dress complete with a pair of sunglasses, as well as a pair of blood red heels.

Ain’t nobody gonna tell her what to do or what not to do.

(3 lines)

I saw the photo and boom! this came out. I always enjoy adding a little chaos to those people who refer to the rules to get me to behave. That ain’t happening!

If you are interested, the prompt is linked below.

Prompt: Three Line Tales, Week 168

Weekend Writing Prompt #101 – Charlatan

via Weekend Writing Prompt #101 – Charlatan

I saw this prompt while browsing and could not resist the challenge so here goes my contribution:

The Druid

Image from WikiMedia Commons | Painting by GiGiovanni Domenico Tiepolo

Because he was so persuasive everyone believed him and he got away with it, selling bottles of mineral water as miracle remedy to the elderly; they did not want medicine as long term companions, only the miracle remedy as quick cure.

That summer came and went, as did the distant relatives attending funerals of many elderly.

The charlatan was long gone.