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Smorgasbord Stories – A return to Tales from the Irish Garden – Winter: Chapter Four – The Flight to the New Land – Sally Cronin

Reblogged from Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord: As I am going to be in full on writing mode for the next couple of months and it is a over two years since I last shared Tales from the Irish Garden.. I … Continue reading

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Guarded ~ Helen Glynn Jones #writephoto

I’m beyond thrilled that the lovely Sue Vincent has revived her #writephoto prompt. Sue has a knack for taking photographs that contain stories, so it’s lovely that she feels able to share them once again. This week, her prompt is … Continue reading

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The Lowdown on Lowe… Lands of Exile: Kith ‘n’ Kin

  Lands of Exile: KITH ‘N’ KIN Stuart France & Sue Vincent The Beeley Stone, ‘liberated’ from the churchyard at Bakewell, stands proudly in the centre of its village green once more. While the locals enjoy the fruits of its … Continue reading

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The Return ~ Alethea Kehas #writephoto

Photo Credit: Sue Vincent The last star reader was called down from the hills to prophecy the outcome of the divide. He stood on the cusp of the morning, more sure of where he was going than all who stood … Continue reading

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The Prisoner…

* Beauty dived into the bushes led by Prince then gasped as one of the thorns from the brambles traced the delicate skin of her inner arm. The blood came in spurts and rivulets. “No wait,” she cried, pausing to … Continue reading

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Return #writephoto ~ Of Glass and Paper

  Thursday photo prompt: Returning #writephotohttps://scvincent.com/2021/01/21/thursday-photo-prompt-returning-writephoto/ He said he would return, and only the faithful understood, and waited. The doubters, the jokers, the cheaters were so confident. They laughed, and mocked those prostrate and grieving souls, in the churches… Continue reading … Continue reading

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Mine-Sweeper…

* I entered the ruin to a low hum… The snug fit of my arms in the portal vectors was no accident. Once inserted an irreversible chain reaction commenced. The stone and wood around me shifted into old form: sleek… … Continue reading

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‘Ben’s Out!’… Excerpt from Lands of Exile: Kith ‘n’ Kin

* Winged blade. Everywhere. Nowhere. Now here. “Now slowly, gently, return to the Circle, carrying the vision of Light within. Return to your body… meld with it once more… Allow yourself to feel your chest, rising and falling as you … Continue reading

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Flash…

* …Quicker than Jumpin’ Jack… the long, green, hairy foot left the Blue Sphere of nowhere and re-assembled before our eyes. We tried to turn. We tried to flee. But we could not. We could not move. We were held … Continue reading

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A song in the darkness…

“… It was like waking into a nightmare within a dream. I could feel sticky limbs attaching themselves to me all over, leeching the life from me. When I dared to open my eyes all I could see were these … Continue reading

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