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Best Female Friend (Five Sentence Fiction, January 2013)

This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction was … ‘inspire’.  Of course inspiration can be something other than positive … Amelia Sinclair was everything my daughter wasn’t; and more crucially she was everything Sarah wanted to … Continue reading

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When Midnight Comes (Five Sentence Fiction, January 2013)

This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction was “Midnight“.  Happy New Year to all FSF writers! “He’s late… will he come, do you think, mother?” asked the daughter, as her mother fluttered around the kitchen, preparing … Continue reading

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Letting Go (Five Sentence Fiction, December 2012)

This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction is the word ‘Devotion‘. “I’m doing it for you Felix, there’s no way I can give you the time or the money or the attention you deserve; it’s time … Continue reading

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The Right Time (Five Sentence Fiction, December 2012)

The one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction this week was ‘Time’. “Time you grew up, my girl,” he growled, replacing the bucket on the hook in the barn, “no sense scriking over a bunch of dead kittens.” … Continue reading

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A Moment on the Lips… (Five Sentence Fiction, November 2012)

This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction was ‘Feast’, which prompted an old childhood recollection.   “Don’t you even think of it my girl!” said the look in my mother’s eye, as I surveyed the oval … Continue reading

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The Tutorial (Five Sentence Fiction, October 2012)

The one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction this week was:  Flawed   “Your manuscript shows promise,” he said, his steepled fingers tapping thoughtfully against his pursed lips, “but despite your best efforts, I still have to say … Continue reading

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This Way Please… (Five Sentence Fiction, October 2012)

This week’s one word prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction Challenge was:       Summoning every last ounce of her energy, she crawled painfully towards her car, half blinded by blood streaming from her forehead. She had no … Continue reading

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Bought And Paid For (Five Sentence Fiction, September 2012)

This week’s prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction was the word ‘Memories’.    The rays of the setting sun were diffused by the elm trees that bordered the garden, dappling  golden orbs of sunlight over the little girl squatting … Continue reading

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In a Child’s World (Five Sentence Fiction, September 2012)

The prompt this week from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction was the word ‘faces’.   Annie was a fanciful child, always seeing faces drifting in the clouds, engraved in the gnarled tree trunks of the forest, or reflecting in the … Continue reading

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Night Harvest (Five Sentence Fiction, August 2012)

The prompt from Lillie McFerrin’s Five Sentence Fiction this week was Night. She watches from the window as the sun finally sinks beneath the horizon leaving a blaze of red and purple to mark its passing and then turns away, … Continue reading

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