Category Archives: fantasy

Queering the Pitch – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I got out of my time machine and approached the building cautiously. PHOTO PROMPT © Douglas M. MacIlroy Peeking in through the window, I saw that the bosses were all there, discussing the plot. Tonight, they would be taking the … Continue reading

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The Kookiness of Kids – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

“It was a dragon Mommy, breathing fire. Wherever he went, things started melting. The blades of the fan crumpled, the paint peeled away…” “Are you quite finished, young man?” “You don’t understand Mommy. I HAD to turn on the hose-pipe, … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The glam-set at my Gala kept stealing glances upwards at the pièce de résistance of  the evening. Words of shock were trying to jump out of their mouths, but in the spirit of noblesse oblige, they gulped down those words forcibly. … Continue reading

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Cute & Cuddly – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

“Awwww, they’re so cute,” cried out my son as a smile as big as the sun lit up his face. “They are, aren’t they,” I replied as I playfully ruffled his hair. “Can we please take them Dad?” he almost … Continue reading

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Nemesis

“They live beyond the clouds, on the top of the mountain, but to go there is madness Agnes,” warned our village chieftain. But much as I respected him, I could not afford to pay any heed to his words right … Continue reading

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Steve’s First Day at School

I looked at the mess on the ground and felt like banging my head against the wall. Two things stopped me: There was no wall readily available in the middle of the playground; and I knew that you need to … Continue reading

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Stop! Or My Mummy Will Shoot!

After a long and grueling chase through the streets of Silver City, we finally had him cornered in a cul-de-sac. “Give it up Billy,” I told him, “the game’s over.” “Ya don’t know who you’re messin’ with pal. Go back … Continue reading

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