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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #5

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
9X11 Twitterflash By C. Jai Ferry We’ve Passed the Halfway Mark! We’ve made it to Challenge #5, and we’re still alive and writing, so for this challenge, let’s see how you do with…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #4

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Scars By Irene Waters Welcome to Contest #4 of the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Rodeo. This competition is free to enter and carries a cash prize of $25 for first place. Winning submissions…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #3

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Septolet in Motion By JulesPaige Words are cast like magic spells. Some may debate the text in which such lessons exist. Religious works could be a type of Grimoire since often as children…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #2

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Little and Laugh By Geoff Le Pard My father was a man of many aphorisms, epithets, old saws and clichés. A know-all, really. But one quote he shared with us that not only…

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Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #1

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
When I Grow Up BY NORAH COLVIN Do you remember being asked this question as a child? Or contemplating it, even if you weren’t asked? Do you recall your childhood thoughts? I remember…

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December’s Guest Storyteller, Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Sarah Potter Writes:
Sherri has been writing full-time since 2011.  Currently working on her memoir, Stranger in a White Dress, she has been published in a variety of national magazines and two anthologies.  Sherri raised her three,…

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Dreaming of a yellow teapot and awaking to publication day #urban fantasy

Originally posted on Sarah Potter Writes:
Still pinching myself to check that I’m awake, but somehow I’ve managed to achieve publication of my urban fantasy novel Desiccation. It is now available to buy in Kindle or Paperback format at Amazon. You may ask…

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Book Launch – Tales from the Garden – Fairy stories by Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
I am delighted to announce that my latest book Tales from the Garden is now available in Ebook versions with the print copies available shortly. We will be leaving…

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Sunday Lunch Invitation – Sherri Matthews and Michelle Clements James.

A guest post in which I share the story of ‘Crazy Grandma’ and the turkey that never was; a summer story just in time for Thanksgiving…thank you so much Sally Cronin for the invitation!

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Bonfire Night and A Drive in the Wilds of Wiltshire

Originally posted on A View From My Summerhouse:
 Remember, remember!  The fifth of November,  The Gunpowder treason and plot;  I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! (English Folk Verse, c 1870) When we lived…

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