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Glow ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

“Ouch! Damn…” I could feel the warm glow on my cheek where the twig had slapped me. I rubbed it. Was I going to get a welt? Wiping away that unbidden tear – I was sure it was from the … Continue reading

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Murmur ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

The people murmured as a new star appeared in the daylight sky. It grew brighter and larger. And grew. And grew. Not a star, but a gargantuan ship from a people far away. An alien invasion! The monstrous craft descended, … Continue reading

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The Yearning ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Meg crested the small hill and stopped.  A last fragrant breezed wafted up from the ocean as the sun slipped down for the night, causing the sky and water to flame. Her heart bounded and for a minute she felt … Continue reading

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Judgement ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

Sue’s #writephoto prompt fits exactly what I’m writing at the moment. It might not make perfect sense, but it’s uncanny how well the image fits the story. The garth is quiet even though the walls are crumbling and cannot keep … Continue reading

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Wicker ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent So you are saying that sunlight has magical powers? Yes, over evil it does.  You see, it is full of purity.  It destroys monsters. Right.  There is a certain orange monster I’d like to expose to … Continue reading

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Monochrome ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

And on the sixth day it was decreed that all color, hue and chroma would be banished from the world.  * It was raining.  Again.  Not hard, just a little cold drizzle.  Andy drew his jacket a little tighter and … Continue reading

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Up the leafy lane ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

I’m sure this is the place. I remember the path that wound its way first through cultivated farmland then abandoned fields and young woodland. There was perhaps less unworked land then, and the trees were slender saplings. Now nature has … Continue reading

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Releasing A Jamie ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Cassandra Apostrophe thought geography field trips with year 10 were like being consigned to one of the seven halls of hell, alongside dinner with her Aunt Joanne where she was expected to plead for her inheritance and her annual checkup … Continue reading

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The Back Door Out of the Wizard’s Saloon ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Long centuries ago, when “The Wizard’s Saloon” had first been established, the population of its visitors, many but not all from Britain and the European nations on Earth, were illiterate, or read and spoke languages not native to the proprietor. … Continue reading

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Timeless ~Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Time began from nothing.  There was void, nothing, and then grey as the Universe spun up. Damn, I thought to myself, I must have slipped again. It often took a few days to get my bearings again after a slip, … Continue reading

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