A New Life (short story)…

So this was a competition I entered (no win unfortunately) hence me sharing with you today. Competition Rules: Write a short story of between 275 to 325 words, with "A New Life" as the title, and including the following: an old chestnut tree; red nail polish; and a pathway - we'll leave the definition of …

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Twittering Tales #82 May 1

Kat Myrman invites us today to send in our response to today's photo prompt.  The only catch, it must be 280 characters or less. Each door had a small peephole into the past; each heartache encountered, each mistaken opportunity, each dream unachieved. It would have been easy to walk back through a closed door of familiarity. …

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Page Flutter – April

I stopped the Page Flutter six word story challenge about half way through (work got in the way, boo!).  I know late but still wanted to give all the prompts a go.  April's theme was hope.  My attempts for the ones I missed are below: 18/04 Prompt: Yellow Boots - Sunshine boots; line dancing troubles away. 19/04 Prompt: Hatchlings - Emerge eager, facing brave …

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March Results…

The results are in and although I didn't place a 1, 2 or 3 this time round my story ‘Paraskevidekatriaphobia’ was highly commended by Morgen Bailey (yippee).  I received some constructive criticism about this particular story when I published it. Here it is again.  The theme was superstitious.  I'd love to know your thoughts: Paraskevidekatriaphobia …

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