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The Sweepstakes


I’m an angry cleaner and I always have been. My great grandmother knew it before I did. She said that if you married a woman who cleaned when she was angry then you better not give her a real serious reason to be angry, because she wouldn’t leave any evidence and she’d be ready for […]

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Friday Fictioneers 4/12/19


Photo prompt @ Roger Bultot ”And that’s the house I grew up in. ” “That’s Grandma’s house? No way .” “Yes. I spent many happy minutes on the porch with Grandma watching the inquisition from here . What memories…” “Well , it’s time to get back to our world . You remember where you drew […]

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Ad-VANTAGE


The instructions were clear and convincing her to accept the job was easy, except for the last sentence of the contract. Jump. She wondered what that meant. She swallowed her fear when the elevator stopped with a shuddering groan. They were suspended between floors with a gaping hole in the middle. The only way to […]

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Marie Antoinette’s Foibles a la Versailles: Introduction to Court


Hey, I’m only 14 and new at this . Give me a break! Eat some more cake …

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A Feather in My Hand


The Feather I’m racing through the trees. Normally, I would be worried about being so late. Tonight I’m not. Because I have a secret and it’s going to save me. I know the others are looking for something to hang me from. I could say I know because I’m a witch but I actually overheard […]