Daily Archives: August 6, 2020

A love story, part two: Getting the numbers to add up ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: When contemplating telling the story of Hindle Walbarrow It occurred to me that I must first tell the salutary tale of the House of Bumblewin. The Bumblewins are usurers and will indeed lend … Continue reading

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Fantasy ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Vlad was as usual showing off, knowing that all the staff would be on the look out for his arrival he decided to give them a show. Circling the castle twice getting lower each time Vlad went into a fast … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon ~ Steve Tanham

Like waking within a dream – or, at least, the point where the lucidity begins… I turn my head in the small theatre, expecting others to be smiling, if not laughing. But no-one is, because no one else is here… … Continue reading

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The House That Fish Built: Long-Horn O’Leary…

* …From the south came Long-Horn O’Leary and his host. “Hail, the flame-hot hammerer: wielder of the red mallet,” said Father Fish as he lolloped alongside O’Leary’s company on foot, “When the men of Albion return from foreign lands you … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Iain Kelly:
‘…the castle was saved and the dragon was slain.’ The boy finished reading and looked up. ‘Very good, Michaels. Back to your seat. Right, who’s next? Hines?’ Freddy stood up nervously, fumbling his jotter, and…

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Thursday photo prompt: Fantasy #writephoto

  Welcome to this week’s #writephoto prompt! You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today. Throughout the week, I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Worn #writephoto

Facelift or healing Disguising the deepest wounds New replaces old Time’s inexorable march Writes inescapable tales * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in Bakewell, Derbyshire, a few years ago. The worn steps are typical of many older … Continue reading

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A rift in time…

The hut was dark, save for the smoking lamp, shadows danced around her, drawing her into vision. She sat, silent and still, waiting for what would come, opening herself to the now familiar shift. A strange perfume filled the air, … Continue reading

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Crumbled ~ Paula Light #writephoto

A love so strong must abide, She believed, as she left to find Herself, somewhere else. She traveled, swam, camped, and climbed To experience the world She’d been denied. Continue reading at  Light Motifs II

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Innocence #midnighthaiku

Innocence blushes The simple heart is golden Open to beauty *

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