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Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction Challenge: Parked and Hitched


Parked and Hitched

“Driver parked the truck and vanished.”
“Abducted by aliens.”
We roared with laughter. The waitress glared.
“My ancestor ran off to California – gold rush era. Just disappeared.” Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge: The Bee


The Bee

“… biggest bird I ever seen!”

“Nope – bee.”

“Bee, Grandpa?”

“Insect.”

“Insects are little.”

“That’s a statue. Bees weren’t any bigger than your thumbnail.”

“Why’s they put a statue of it here?” Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge:


Every Friday authors from around the world gather around the virtual fireside of fellow WordPress blogger Rochelle Wisoff to share flash fiction stories of 100 words, all inspired – regardless of genre – by a common photograph, and exchange constructive … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 100-Word Story Challenge:


Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction: The Tree
A tree befriended me. It was a few years after World War II. We’d been allocated housing in a new estate. At our final meeting, I’d (at 11) just posted-off my first short story, about a girl befriended by a tree. Continue reading

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