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Ani’s Advent 2019! Doing what comes naturally … with Annabelle Franklin’s Pearl

Hi Santa, I got into a bit of bother for talking to the birds today. She knows I have to, because I’m a bird-dog… it’s in my blood, you see. But she says that while she doesn’t mind me having … Continue reading

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Light ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Many miles away from where Thraun had taken Rachel, Lisa and Alicia where traveling through the wilds. Gathering as many men, dwarves and elves as they could find to join with them in the fight against the vampires. Lisa turned … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The magic of memory

It was with horror that I read an article, a few years back, that highlighted that fewer Yorkshire-folk now know the words to our ‘national anthem’… On Ilkey Moor Bah’t ‘at.  To me,  that was incredibly sad. Not only is … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars: Meet Kevin Parish

I asked the writephoto challenge cntributors if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly photos, the writephoto prompt would not exist. So, if you … Continue reading

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Slimegrobbels and custard…

“Tell me a story…” My granddaughters and I were sitting on the floor of their pink-painted cabin at the bottom of the garden. I had evicted yet another invading spider and, while the youngest sat on my knee, her almost-five … Continue reading

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Writing for Yourself – Guest Post by, Traci Kenworth at The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Reblogged from TRSA: Copyright: amasterpics123 at 123RF Stock Photo Is it a Good Idea? We all start our writing stories that we’d want to hear. How do we take it beyond that? To what the reader would want to grab … Continue reading

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We’re Clear ~ Jen Goldie #writephoto

“This is the one. Right here.” “You Sure?” “Of course I’m sure. It’s just at the end of the hallway.” “You going down there?” “What! No way!” “Thought you’d want to see the room, where…well… you know.” “I never said … Continue reading

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WhatI Need ~ Dr. Crystal Grimes #writephoto

After all this time, though it’s only been 2 years, I’m not sure I can say I chose him. Instead, I believe he was chosen for me. The old saying is true: “You don’t always get what you want. But … Continue reading

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“You Chicken?” ~ Jen Goldie #writephoto

“Well, you’ve got choices. It’s up to you.” “Gee, thanks. Why don’t we just wait.” “We can’t” “Why not?” “Because it’ll be dark soon.” “Thanks for reassuring me.” “It’s the best I’ve got.” “Right. Do you really think it’s in … Continue reading

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Nice ‘N Snug ~ Jen Goldie #writephoto

“An this here’s known by us locals as, Snake Haven.” “I can see why.” “ How’s that.” “Well the roots look like a bunch of snakes.” “There’s ain’t such a thing as a “Buncha” snakes, ain’t normal, lest they’re nestin.” … Continue reading

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