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The Little Mermaid Girl and the Great Shark – K. D. Dowdall

Reblogged from K. D. Dowdall: There was once a little girl who believed with all her heart she was a mermaid. The mermaid girl was living in Florida on the beautiful Gulf Coast, when her mother and grandmother took her … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Beginnings #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt.  If you know where the photo was taken, please keep it to yourself until the challenge is closed and I usually share something about the … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Remains #writephoto

* Time grinds bone to dust Unpredictable seasons Reaping the harvest Untouched but not unchanging A soul flies free of bondage * The photos for this week’s prompt were a magpie feather and a funerary sculpture from the St Peter’s … Continue reading

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The broken remains – Em’s World #writephoto

Em moved her eyes around the bare room, her face impassive, her hands clenched tightly. Barest flicker of anger flashed on her face as she spotted the exotic feather on the floor. She picked up the offending item from the … Continue reading

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Walk don’t jig – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard Whenever I have time I like to loiter in one of the city’s markets and just watch the people going about their business. Let us just look at the scene here at the Ropewalk Market. The … Continue reading

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Marble Garden – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

A silent, solemn figure to steal through the graves, his long cloak trailing in ebon folds as if he hurried night into the evening’s blue mists. Past the disconnected lines of wooden crosses he walked, mindless of the old and … Continue reading

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Remains – Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent Note – this is the eleventh exciting episode of The Mad Quest!  You can start at the beginning, go to the previous chapter or to the table of contents. – We came to the top of … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Conflagration #writephoto

* Numinous passion Soul-searing conflagration Unquenchable flame An aureate alchemy Annealing a leaden sky * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in the Lake District, in Cumbria, when Nick and I visited the area a few years ago. … Continue reading

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Smashed – Donna B. McNicol #writephoto

“Red sky at night, sailors delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.” She repeated the phrase her father taught her. It wasn’t really a red sky, more orange, but it took her mind off her predicament. Anyone passing by, … Continue reading

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Passage – Cynthia Morgan #writephoto

Morgan wrote a multi-part story for an earlier #writephoto prompt: The well stood waiting, pristine, ready. A passage into the beyond; a portal primed and dedicated to its cause. The mystery of its magic drew him to its glistening side … Continue reading

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