Tag Archives: humour

The Anaphora controversy ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Do many now remember the notorious Anaphora controversy? At the risk of causing insult, I’ll merely remark, for those who have advanced far beyond such techniques, that Anaphora is the deliberate repetition of the first part … Continue reading

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The Curious Monk – A Short Story ~ Lucy Brazier

Reblogged from Secret Diary of PorterGirl: Curiosity killed the cat, or so they say. What cat? Why a cat? Were any dogs ever seriously injured by curiosity? Could curiosity maim a fish? This rather eclectic train of thought belonged to … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Summit #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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The Criminal Underbelly Of The Rag Trade ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto #flashfiction

The two detectives paused, while a constable held up the police bunting for them to duck underneath. The little chequered octagons (‘those darling little octoidals are so this year’) hung limply in the airless glade, the heat oppressive. Detective constable … Continue reading

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Eternal vigilance ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It has been said that whilst Justice might not sleep in Port Naain, there are times when it dozes on the job and honest citizens have to step into the breach and ensure that justice is … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Ribbons… Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

We stared at the Wishing Tree with wonder. So majestic, so magical. I could SEE what great things could be done through its powers. “Cut it down,” I told my foreman, “we’ll use these ribbons to make Wishing Pods, and … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Wishes #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 – Crossing #writephoto

Am I just a bridge A way between here and there Inviting passage? * Do I tame the stream Or am I yoked to its flow Ever immobile? * Or am I water Married to both bank and stone Giving … Continue reading

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Tallis Steelyard on The perils of enthusiasm

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Tallis has commented to me that it’s all well and good letting Benor have a bit of publicity, but Tallis has his own patrons to panegyrize. Thus and so I am handing his  blog back to him. … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Crossing #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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