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No White Feather – Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Today’s Re-blog has a fine Flash Fiction story and Much More…

Millie gives you background info that opens up and broadens your appreciation of her story :-)

Millie Thom

Flash Fiction for for Aspiring Writers is a writing challenge hosted by Priceless Joy. It asks us to write a piece of fiction from the photo prompt provided in around 100-150 words – give or take 25 words. It encourages us to comment, constructively, on other entries, so supporting each other’s writing. If you’d like to join in with this challenge, follow the above link to see what to do. The challenge runs from Tuesday to Tuesday every week.

Here is this week’s prompt, kindly provided by Etol Bagam:


And this is my story – which is later than ever this week:

No White Feather

Reg swigged back his ale and grinned at his wife, chuckling at the stand-up’s jokes. The music hall was packed, every table full.  Ale was flowing and the noise from the audience was rising rapidly.

‘I knew you’d enjoy it,’ he said, taking her hand.  Some…

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2 responses to “No White Feather – Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

  1. Jane Watson October 14, 2015 at 9:02 am

    That is a very interesting flash fiction .. and so is the information that Millie shares on her blog about White Feathers – what a propaganda push, that sadly lead to the death of many young men who were shamed into fighting…


  2. Alexander M Zoltai October 14, 2015 at 11:20 am

    Yes, Jane, and it continues to this day, in many guises, in many countries…


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