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Spooky Spring #WritingPrompts

After a #SpookySat hiatus, we are entering the warmer weather and lighter evenings of springtime! A time when things are not as spooky? Not necessarily. If you want to participate in make spring a spookier time, here are some word prompts to use to create some tweet-sized micro-fiction and send a few shivers up your… Continue reading Spooky Spring #WritingPrompts

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#SpookySat Prompts!

I'm going to host a fun word prompt game weekly from Sat 28 Sept to the last Saturday in December, because what better spooky time for some tweet-sized micro-fiction with a spooky theme than Autumn-Winter? Prompts will be tweeted from my @CMRosens account at 9am every Saturday (GMT). Using the word prompt, tweet a tiny… Continue reading #SpookySat Prompts!

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Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea

There is now a dedicated Twitter account, @OverheardPoS, for all those random things you might overhear around town, plus scraps of related prose. I'm using the prompts from #vss365 (vss is the abbreviation for very short story); #ConverStory (no dialogue tags, dialogue only, so perfect for 'overheard' snippets); #BraveWrite, #HorrorPrompt and occasionally some others like… Continue reading Overheard in Pagham-on-Sea

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Hellequin’s Army, or the Army of the Dead

Happy Halloween!   Halloween isn't big in the UK in the same way as it is in the USA - quite a few of us¬†are not that fussed. Last year I had a grand total of 0 (zero) trick-or-treaters. I bought a pack of sweets from the shop across the road just in case and… Continue reading Hellequin’s Army, or the Army of the Dead

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Rapunzel Stories

Hair-Raising Twists Ah, another classic tale that's had a lot of interesting adaptations over the years... Hopefully my musings are also helpful for sparking inspiration, and it's a lot of fun coming up with prompts based on the various elements of the tales. Some of my favourite versions of this story include¬†The Stone Cage by… Continue reading Rapunzel Stories