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Beyond the final page (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. The background is an excerpt from a letter to my teenage self written in 2012. If you’re interested in reading it, you can find it here.

10. December? The year’s almost wrapped up!

11. Stories continue beyond the final page.

12. Failures are necessary. Defeat is optional.

13. Small victories are not always enough.

14. Years past flickered like December lights.

15. The merrymakers were corralled for carolling.

16. Kissing underneath mistletoe smacks of myth-information.

[December prompts: wrapped, final page, failures, victories, years past, carolling, mistletoe]

Half-truths (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting some of my favourites on Instagram.

3. Dreaming dreams. Setting goals. Stepping up.

4. Today’s the best day. Here. Now.  [any and every day with you]

5. First snow, then squeals of delight.

6. Fewer parcels this year. Miss you.  [things will never be the same]

7. Did it! Can’t undo it now : )

8. The looking glass reflected only half-truths.  [but I don’t feel any older]

9. Her memoir was an accidental fiction.

[December prompts: annual goal, best day, first snow, parcels, did it!, looking glass, memoir]

Between the cracks (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting a few favourites on Instagram. The background is a detail of a new work in progress.

26. Comfort food and junk TV. Perfect : )

27. Favourite family recipe? Simply being together.

28. Red or white for girls’ night?  [as long as it has bubbles]

29. Their history fell between the cracks.  [it’s all water under the bridge]

30. Our family motto: where’s the cat?  [“here, puss puss puss puss puss”…]

  1. Mum’s salmon mornay has become tradition.

  2. The first night… silent and holy.

[November/December prompts: comfort food, family recipe, girls’ night, bygones, family motto, tradition, first night]

Time is catching up with us (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting some of my favourites on Instagram.

19. Crunchy leaves: it’s a snap-crackle-pop morning.

20. Be reasonable. Don’t blame the season!

21. We’re fast becoming the older generation.  [time is catching up with us]

22. Delicious colours produced a visual feast.  [a tasty treat for the eyes]

23. The best pie is easy as.

24. Olive branches were offered on occasion.  [they made an effort at Christmas]

25. Staying in could become a habit.  [it’s so easy being with you]

[November prompts: crunchy leaves, fall fest, generations, the feast, best pie, olive branch, cozy habit]

No time like the present (word prompts)

These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. I’m also posting some of my favourites on Instagram.

12. Campfire songs: starlit, warm and smoky.

13. Sending letters home… Save the stamps!

14. Okay… but who’ll be my wingman?

15. Dusty photo albums aren’t cool anymore.  [who cares about being ‘cool’ anyway…]

16. Time for a meet-up. Bring wine.

17. Let’s invent our own holiday tradition.  [there’s no time like the present]

18. One gig made all the difference.  [he called it his ticket home]

[November prompts: campfire songs, letters home, wingman, photo album, meetup, holiday tradition, ticket home]