War and Pizza Store Menu

My entry into this week's Carrot Ranch 100 word challenge on the theme of pizza. PETA special – Contains no animal products but please note that wheat screams when it’s harvested. Four Seasons – Perfect for the procrustinator Meet Lovers – Could be anything but comes PDQ Blonde – Toasted open sandwich (they’ll never know) … Continue reading War and Pizza Store Menu

The temptation of Rabbi T.

This piece was written for this week's Flash Fiction 99 word challenge around the theme of a rabbit on the roof.   Rabbi Tannenbaum trudged through the snow and knifing winds until he saw the diner. Inside, he was greeted by an older blonde woman. ‘Cold enough for ya?’ she said, her smile frozen but … Continue reading The temptation of Rabbi T.

Clarice of the light

This piece was written for the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction 99 word challenge, with the prompt word of 'Clarice'. I have taken my inspiration from the Australian painter, Clarice Beckett. You can learn more about her here. ‘Oh, that Clarice. Fancies painting more than men. Imagine that? Still, she’s done the right thing by her … Continue reading Clarice of the light

Right-wing extremist

This 100 word piece was written for the Friday Fictioneers  photo prompt below.   ‘What’s with your new display. It’s a little one-sided, isn’t it?’ ‘It’s symbolic of my political views.’ ‘How so?’ ‘Do you see any red there left of centre?’ ‘Now that you mention it ….’ ‘No tomatoes, no pinko apples, no anti-capitalist … Continue reading Right-wing extremist

Vivacious veracity

This piece was written for the monthly Blog Battle challenge around the word 'vivacious'. These pieces are normally meant to be around 1,000 words but any one of the following anecdotes provide a picture. Mrs. Chasen: [after spotting her son, Harold, hanging from a noose in the living room] ‘I suppose you think that’s very … Continue reading Vivacious veracity