Heroine chic

This piece was written for the Carrot Ranch's weekly 99-word flash fiction challenge, with the prompt of 'rethink the hero'. A ballsy Amazon, with a prodigious cleavage and legs that go all the way up to her backside, storms into a cave and kicks the crap out of The Devil Personified and, supposedly, women everywhere … Continue reading Heroine chic

Occasional ravings: The write sexuality

Dear editors of Hairy Nosed Wombat Magazine I have read your submission guidelines and note that you only accept the work of writers that identify as being somewhere on the spectrum of sexuality that doesn’t include traditional male and female role models, aka LGBTQI2S+, or are Persons Of Colour or have a disability. Before I … Continue reading Occasional ravings: The write sexuality

Free birds

This piece was written for the Carrot Ranch 99-word challenge with the prompt of 'escape'. You could resign, storm out in high dudgeon and let the cards fall where they may. You could fantasise about finding another job where your skills are finally appreciated and imagine submitting your resignation with an air of smugness. You … Continue reading Free birds

Customer Service Guarantee

This piece was written for the Six Sentence challenge, with the prompt word 'service. Here at (insert name of corporation, business, government agency, etc) we value our service to our customers extremely highly and we do all that we can to ensure complete customer satisfaction in all our interactions. From our highly professional call centre … Continue reading Customer Service Guarantee

Scouts? More like the Ging Gang Goolie Goolie gang!

This piece of nonsense was written for the D'Verse quadrille poetry challenge (i.e. 44 words only) with the prompt word of 'knot'. It’s not only knot knutters that are knotty and not nice and need to be knotified to the noosepapers at a rapid rate of knots but also boy scouts need to be dib … Continue reading Scouts? More like the Ging Gang Goolie Goolie gang!