Category: Fiction & Poetry

Writing Group: Short Story: XVI

Happy New Year to all and welcome to 2023, may it treat us well. This was the final prompt for 2022. Inspiration: Dicken’s A Christmas Carol and other Victorian error Christmas ghost stories. Prompt: Write a ghost story with a moral. The response to this were great in our writing group. The writer that won

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Writing Group: Short Story: XV

Time for some yuletide tales! For this prompt we selected a creature from a winter holiday belief system from around the world with a very brief description. I selected the Mari Lwyd. This is a bit of Welsh mythos-tradition, the only description I was given was a horse skull draped in a cloth that requests

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Writing Group: Flash Fiction: XII

The prompt this last week was to select an image from a selection of interesting medieval manuscript art and write anything about it. I selected two separate images. The story for the first image is below. As always the only edits I have made are for spelling. Snails The original text said snakes but the

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Wring Group: Short Story: IX

The writing prompt for this story was an unsolved mystery. We all drew mysteries from a hat and I got the Flannan Lighthouse Mystery. Here is the short blurb: In 1900, thre lighthouse keepers disappeared from their post at the Flannan Island Lighthouse. The ship sent to relieve the men could tell something was very

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