Category Archives: Short Stories

The Song

The Song                                                                                                           {A short story by Patty Beggs 2015} As Amanda was picking up the toys that were strewn all over the floor, a song came on the radio.  It was the song that would always transport her back to … Continue reading

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The Brave Scotsman ~ a short story

The Brave Scotsman The sun was shining and not a cloud in the cool autumn sky as Hamish MacGinnis took his yearly walk to the old cemetery at the edge of the village. His steps were slow and no longer … Continue reading

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Writing Exercise – “Titles”

Last week my writing exercise was to develop an idea from a story title. It was a bit more difficult than I thought to come up with a story idea based on 4 words.  Not only did it get the … Continue reading

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The Sacrifice

This weeks writing exercise is to create a short story from one sentence – “He threw their memories into the fire and he remembered the warning”…from his beloved, Anna before she disappeared.  “If I am captured you must leave Germany … Continue reading

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