Tag Archives: short stories

Dublin cathedral ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s photo prompt. Another one that was obviously intended for my WIP. I haven’t got to the end of the story yet, but since it’s history, we know how it ends more or less. Aoife never thought she … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Golden Flower (Part Two) by Paul Andruss at Smorgasbord

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: PART 2 Okurimono woke thinking she heard whispering. The house was silent, except for the wind creeping through crevices and cracks. In the dim light from the brazier, she saw a swarm of eyes watching her from … Continue reading

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The Legend of the Golden Flower (Part One) by Paul Andruss at Smorgasbord

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: PART 1 The priests kept the entrance to the shrine of the sun goddess Amaterasu, free of snow. It was here Okurimono sang and danced, protected by the temple wall from the worst of the mountain wind. … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Intruders, Fiyero, Idina… and the zombies..

So, a week to go till turkey time and she’s still looking like something the cat dragged in and promptly dismembered. I’m twiddling my paws, wishing she would hurry up and get well, ’cause, frankly, the fish are no fun … Continue reading

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Beneath ~ Isabel Caves #writephoto

Everyone’s afraid of the lake. It’s a beautiful lake. You can see the whole world reflected in it. But I guess that’s what they don’t like about it. They see things they don’t think should be there. There’s the old … Continue reading

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Guest Author: D. Avery ~ Story Stitching

Fiction or non-fiction, we write into the truth. We feel the story and layer the details onto the page. We rework the scraps until they bloom — the quilter, the painter, the metal worker, the writer — we all work … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley And The Mystery Of The Warl Line ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Pearl Barley stumbled and squealed. She had the oddest sensation of being pulled back in two places: her head and her arm. The Deacon moved alongside her.  ‘Don’t cross over until you’re covered.’ ‘Too bloody right, girl,’ said her hair … Continue reading

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The cabin ~ Lilly #writephoto

In a cabin on a sleepless mountain, I woke to birds singing. Then went on a hike to see the autumn leaves. Saw critters dance along the windy path, branches rustling as they go. Then went home to my cabin. … Continue reading

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The Time capsule ~ Sally Cronin #shortstory

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: The three children sat on the green swing seat that was tucked in beside the newly planted tree just as the sun was setting behind the wooden fence. Mitchell sat between his two sisters as he pushed … Continue reading

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You Can’t Fight a Prophecy ~ Nicholas C. Rossis #shortstory

Reblogged from Nicholas C. Rossis: In April, I posted my thousandth post on this blog. To celebrate, I will share here all my short stories. Every couple of weeks, I’ll be posting one story from my celebrated Exciting Destinies series for … Continue reading

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