Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hunger Games

Photo by Free Photo on Pixabay.com I stared in horror at the carnage being inflicted on our town by the dragon. She appeared to be desperately searching for something. In my nervousness, hunger pangs started gnawing at me. Thank God … Continue reading

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Just Another Christmas Eve

Photo prompt courtesy Akshata Ram It’s here finally, Christmas Eve. The biggest day of the year for me, a time for rewards, and punishments. I have been preparing for this day for the entire year, and I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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The Price of Beauty

Looking at its stunning setting by the Atlantic, and the cute little houses with rust-coloured roofs cropping out of a sea of greenery, you could easily believe that none could beat such outstanding beauty. And you would be right. Jardim … Continue reading

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Buried Secrets

The tranquil picture of an ancient tree by the pristine lake was suddenly shattered by two horrified screams. “Is that a hand?” Stan cried out. Dave replied brokenly, “Y…y…yes….But…but….how is that possible? We had buried him right proper, I could … Continue reading

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Starting Over – Part 4

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, started another Finish The Story challenge, this one titled “Starting Over.” Here’s the first part: Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him … Continue reading

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Errata

Photo Prompt courtesy Douglas M. MacIlroy People are really ungrateful. You create your entire world around them, love them, feed them, treat their smallest wish as your command. But you inadvertently commit the tiniest error, and they crib and cry, … Continue reading

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The Dream Job

Photo prompt courtesy Jodi McKinney As my headlights cut through the darkness, I thought back to the meeting that changed the course of my life forever. A man had slipped into the seat opposite me in the Diner, and said, … Continue reading

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