Category Archives: literary fiction

There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!

Photo by Oleg Magni at Pexels.com She wiped her sweaty brow with a floury sleeve, feeling as wrung-out as the dough she was kneading for her 28th batch of cookies. Maybe agreeing to cook for the seven dwarves in return … Continue reading

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Welcome (back) to the Jungle

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz “No way!” my friends cried out incredulously as they saw the car. “I swear I rode this here from the village,” I asserted. “Sure,” said my elder brother, “and the moon does not get eaten by … Continue reading

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Hunger Pangs

Photo by Pexel @ Pixabay.com I checked the three kettles once again to see if everything was cooked to perfection. The Three Musketeers had arrived really late last night, and had crashed immediately. They seemed to be famished, the poor … Continue reading

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The Booster Shot

Photo by Anasegota at Pixabay.com “Honey, this doesn’t look very safe for our boy.” “Don’t worry babe, the Doctor said it’ll make him big and strong.” “OK, if the Doc says it’s fine…” “Hon, what’s happening?” “Well, he does seem … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Storyteller

Dear Readers, Today is the last day of this year, a day on which one typically reflects on the year gone by, and makes resolutions for the one on its way. I have been avoiding any reflection over the last … Continue reading

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Home Invasion

I came out of the tiny cottage and finally yawned with abandon. The vista unfolding before me was a sight for sore eyes. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Reaching here when we did had turned out to be an excellent … Continue reading

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Breakfast Blues

“Noooooooo….” the boy’s voice reverberated through the tiny cottage. “Please sweetheart, it’s good for you,” pleaded his hapless mother. “No Mommy, I’m sick of having the same thing every day,” the boy cried out adamantly. His mother cleverly countered his … Continue reading

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