This piece is in response to the weekly Min Min prompt at https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ . Jump in, the water's fine. The world thought it had seen everything until all the guns went limp, like Dali watches. Monty Python-like, armies were reduced to yelling insults at each other. When they tried to throw hand grenades they found … Continue reading The Dali Planet
A different type of prompt this week, albeit one often used in writing competitions, namely a supplied first line that you have to continue in your own inimitable way. Start your story with the first word after the prompt. So this week’s prompt is: The world thought it had seen everything until ..... Let the … Continue reading Weekly Min Min Prompt – 3 Feb 2023
3 short fictions of mine published in The Metaworker. https://themetaworker.com/2023/01/21/microfiction-by-doug-jacquier/
Some of you will have read a shorter version of this story elsewhere but I'm pleased to share the longer version that has now appeared in The Wise Owl's 'Mint and Gold Edition'. https://www.thewiseowl.art/doug-jacquier
Come on over to https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ and join in the fun and camaraderie of this fine group of writers.
One of my poems, originally inspired by a D. Avery prompt, up on Stereo Stories, along with Jeff Duff singing Macarthur Park. https://www.stereostories.com/macarthur-park-by-jimmy-webb-poem-by-doug-jacquier/?unapproved=25814&moderation-hash=947f07fd5b71cf65d6d01de612398260#comment-25814
This piece was written for the Min Min weekly prompt challenge for 27 January 2023. Adam lived in a weatherboard cottage in Tasmania, surrounded by his apple orchard. Sales of his annual apple crop were declining due to the perfect storm of the Australian market’s demand for certified organic versus the demands of their Japanese … Continue reading Adam and Eve in the Garden of Tasmania
My apologies to all. Somehow I managed to post the wrong link for your responses. Should be fixed now. Many thanks to Neil for picking that up so quickly. https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/
This week's prompt is Australia. Get on to it like a blowfly at a barbie. Read all about it at https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ and post your wildest thoughts in under 250 words.
I know you're probably just letting your engine idle while you get your ducks in a row and take the path less traveled, but just a gentle reminder about this week's prompt. https://sixcrookedhighways.com/min-min-weekly-prompt/ Don't worry about all the Rabbie Burns stuff (sorry, CE and Jenne, no disrespect intended). The prompt is simply about best laid … Continue reading Gentle reminder – This week’s Min Min prompt