“Gold Rush Aspirations,” #99WordStories

The Carrot Ranch flash fiction prompt for this week: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about “the ’49ers.” Who or what are they? What is the significance of the number? Do you follow the Gold Rush history or venture into new territory? Go where the prompt leads! Submit by February 5,… Continue reading “Gold Rush Aspirations,” #99WordStories

“From Mud,” 99-word Poetry

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction, October 14, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story embraces the mud. What is the mud, real or metaphor? How does it transform a character or place? What happens? Go where the prompt leads! EXTENDED DEADLINE: Respond by October 26, 2021. I’m in a Poetry Oracle… Continue reading “From Mud,” 99-word Poetry

“The Meltdown,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch July 15, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the word meltdown. You can use it to describe an event or emotional reaction. You can create a new meaning or explore the word origin. You can Go where the prompt leads! Respond by July 20, 2021.… Continue reading “The Meltdown,” #FlashFiction

“New Beginnings,” #flashfiction

June 10, 2021, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a new way to office. Has the office changed? Can we return to normal after big changes or time away? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by June 15, 2021. "New Beginnings" "Hello, Judith? Gather the… Continue reading “New Beginnings,” #flashfiction

“Under the Full Moon,” Flash Fiction

The May 20, 2021, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about naked gardening. Is it the veggies or the gardener who is naked? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by May 25, 2021. Use the comment section below to share, read, and be social. You may… Continue reading “Under the Full Moon,” Flash Fiction

“The Green Feet Club,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch April 22, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about earthing. Put a character’s hands, feet or body and soul into the earth. Who needs recharging? What happens between the interaction? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by April 27, 2021. Image by AinSofDivination from Pixabay Elsa… Continue reading “The Green Feet Club,” #FlashFiction

“I Yam, What I Yam,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction March 4, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes sweet potatoes. It can be part of a recipe, meal, or used as a nickname. Where do sweet potatoes take you? The grocery store? The garden? Mars? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by… Continue reading “I Yam, What I Yam,” #FlashFiction

“Pu-Chai,” Flash Fiction

carrotranch.com The Carrot Ranch February 18, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story where a character is in the right place at the right time. It may be a cause for celebration! Go where the prompt leads! Respond by February 23, 2021, to be included in the compilation. Pu-Chai “How much is… Continue reading “Pu-Chai,” Flash Fiction

“The River of Life,” #DoubleEnnead & #Flashfiction

This 99-word story prompt from Carrot Ranch will be posted and presented to Sue Vincent on February 17. If you want to be included in this special collection, respond through the form HERE. The January 28, 2021, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about life as a… Continue reading “The River of Life,” #DoubleEnnead & #Flashfiction

“At Heaven’s Gate,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt for December 10, 2020: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about something a character never dreamed would happen. The situation can be fortuitous, funny, or disappointing. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by December 15, 2020. Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay December 14th began like… Continue reading “At Heaven’s Gate,” #FlashFiction