Tag Archives: Flash fiction

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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Guest Post: Author Anne Goodwin

Today, I’m delighted and honoured to welcome author Anne Goodwin to the Summerhouse. I first met Anne over a year ago when I took the plunge – or should I say, the saddle – and rode over to Charli Mills’ … Continue reading

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Jewel Of A Surprise – 99 Word Flash Fiction

What moves one person may not move the other.   It’s all about perspective. This week for the Flash Fiction prompt over at Carrot Ranch, Charli ask us this: ‘In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that … Continue reading

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Still Waters – 99 Word Flash Fiction

Without wishing to sound like a broken record, my laptop is playing up.  And yes, I mean my ‘new’ laptop, the one I got back in January to replace my ‘old’, slow, on-its-last-legs one, but which I am now using … Continue reading

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Foxy Lady: 99 Word Flash Fiction

At long last, time for some Flash Fiction! Charli’s Flash Fiction prompt this week asks us to write about ‘an old mystery in the current time.’  Now, I love a good mystery.  Enid Blyton has a great deal to do … Continue reading

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The Black Dog, A Palm Tree And A Flash Fiction

Palm trees are so perfectly designed to survive powerful tropical storms, that even when bent so low as to touch the ground, they straighten up as the storm passes through, stronger than they  were before. I was nineteen when I … Continue reading

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Desert Storm: 99 Word Flash Fiction

For this week’s Flash Fiction prompt, Charli asks us this: ‘In 99 words (no more, no less) write about the day the earth turned brown. How did it happen? What else might be going on? It can be dramatic or … Continue reading

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Suspicious Minds: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Charli’s prompt for this week’s Flash Fiction challenge of ‘Juxtaposition‘ (see full explanation below) had me thinking, because it seems that a few of you would like me to carry on with Muriel’s story, which actually started out as Ken’s … Continue reading

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Symptoms Of Unrest: Flash Fiction 99 Words

Symptoms of Unrest Muriel waddled into the doctor’s office. “What can I do for you,” asked the doctor while staring at his computer screen. Muriel sniffed. “Well, my nose feels blocked and according to my husband, I snore.” “Have you … Continue reading

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Flight Of The Tiger Moth: Black And White, Secrets And Flash Fiction

Meanwhile, back at the Summerhouse… Yesterday, my plan was to kick-start day one of the Black & White 5 day Photo Challenge for which I was tagged by Lilka  at BBlessed! and then by Jude at Travel Worlds. It’s a … Continue reading

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