#Writephoto – Mushrooms on the Ground


Mushrooms – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – Six Feet Under


Bucket – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – The Good Daughter


Well – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – The Magical Garden


Open – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – Mix and Mash of Old Tales


Door – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – The Spy Behind the Blue Door


Fairy – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – The Dress


Dress – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – Exploration of Downstairs


Descend – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – Sparks Fly


Bridge – Image by KL Caley
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#Writephoto – At Last Reunited


Boats – Image by KL Caley

Trevor has been coming to this side of the docks every day for the last year, always hoping he would spot her boat but deep down, he knew she’s never coming back.

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#Writephoto – Money Tree


A Money tree – KL Caley

“Money tree.” Susy spoke the words slowly as if trying to teach someone to speak for the first time. “You don’t believe in such thing, do you?”

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#Writephoto – The Prince that Ran Away


The Tower – KL Caley

Hands on his knees, the prince panted breathlessly. Boy, I must be more out of shape than I realized. He thought and glanced behind him proudly. He smiled. 10 miles hike, not bad for an out of shape guy.

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#Writephoto – Table


Top of the table by KL Caley

Rachel hates going to family dinners. “Everyone knows what Uncle Danny is trying to do.” She said to her sister, Jenna, over the phone.

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#Writephoto – Neptune


Neptune Image by KL CALEY

The statue of King Neptune was the first thing she saw when she arrived at the park. As she stood by the pond, waiting for the guy she’d been texting with to show up for their date, her gaze traveled to the statue in the middle of the pond. She knew who that was unlike many people.

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Thursday Photo Prompt – Deeper and Deeper… #Writephoto #shortstory #suspense


Credit: Sue Vincent

Deeper and Deeper we trek into the woods. We must be at least almost two miles in by now as my throat begins to feel parch. What does he want with me and why me? I keep asking myself as I focus on hatching a plan.

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Appointment of a Fun-sucker #writephoto #shortstory #flashfiction #humor


Credit: Sue Vincent

Wee, I laugh as I soar across the sky. This is fun, much more fun than being a human. Wee…

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Returning to Nature – #writephoto #shortstory #fiction


Photo Prompt by Sue Vincent

Breathe, 1, 2, 3, she willed. You can do this. She shut her eyes and began inhaling big gulps of air and expelling the air like she was trying to inflate a balloon. That was one of the things her therapist advised her to practice on.


“What is something you want to do but you haven’t done in a long time?” Her therapist asked during their recent appointment.

I don’t know, she wanted to say. Why does my mind go blank every time someone asks a question? She wiped her hands on her pants even though her hands weren’t sweaty. “Take your time,” her therapist said in a comforting voice, “there’s no need to hurry.”

She scanned her bedroom, looking for inspiration while avoiding her therapist’s gaze on her laptop screen and trying not to be overtaken by her anxiety, the companion she had been seeking to rid for the past decade or so. A few minutes later, she said, “I haven’t gone hiking in a while.”

“Does hiking help lessen your anxiety?”

She thought back to the previous summer when she had spent the day alone on the trail. She felt so happy and free that day. It was as though her anxiety had decided to take the day off and go bug someone else. It was probably the best she had felt in a long time.

She nodded. “What made you stop?” Her therapist asked, curious.

She thought about replying with her usual excuses – work, chores, and family. These are not excuses, she mentally chided at herself. Instead, she replied quietly, “I’m not sure, can’t find the time, I guess.”

“Have you thought about returning? To hiking, I mean?” She nodded and in that moment, she knew that’s what she’s doing that weekend.


As she felt her anxiety ease, she whipped out her phone and checked the GPS. The blue arrow is pointing right. Gripping her hiking pole with her left hand, phone with her right, and camera dangling in front of her chest, she smiled and made a decision, I need to return to nature more often. With GPS, of course, she mentally added.

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Calm Before the Storm – #writephoto #shortstory #fiction


Credit: Sue Vincent

Her nervousness fades and heartbeat slows as the small row boat travels downstream. Continue reading “Calm Before the Storm – #writephoto #shortstory #fiction”

Stark – Disappear #writephoto #fiction


photo credit: Sue Vincent

With six-pack of beer on his passenger seat, Eddy pulled over to the shoulder. Continue reading “Stark – Disappear #writephoto #fiction”

#writephoto – Transformation


He climbed to the top of the hill and leaned against the tree. He tore his shirt open as an attempt to stop the fiery pain in his chest. Continue reading “#writephoto – Transformation”

#writephoto – Love Triangle


It was one clear night. The year was 1955 in small town, Kansas. Continue reading “#writephoto – Love Triangle”

Thursday Photo Prompt – The Tornado #writephoto


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Shifting to reverse, Lucy stamped her foot on the gas pedal but the truck wouldn’t budge. Continue reading “Thursday Photo Prompt – The Tornado #writephoto”

Thursday Photo Prompt – New Year Eve #writephoto


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After running around London all day, Lauren was exhausted. All she wanted was to return to her hotel room, plop onto the bed, and stay there until the next day but she knew she couldn’t. Continue reading “Thursday Photo Prompt – New Year Eve #writephoto”