Festive Tales

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  House: The Imaginarium
In an effort to get in to the 'Festive Spirit' I decided to put together a collection of various seasonal tales. These will all be prompted by content from the book, 'Festive Writing Prompts' by Jane K Osborne, which is available on Amazon.

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Submitted: December 01, 2018

  Handmade. I’m not sure who it was that came up with the idea originally. It could easily have been Mom, for she is alway... Read Chapter

Secret Santa

Submitted: December 02, 2018

Secret Santa Nick could not remember whose idea it had been, to start a Secret Santa scheme in the office. Although scheme, did not s... Read Chapter

Talking Turkeys

Submitted: December 03, 2018

Talking Turkeys. “You know,” my Dad had said, “after last year’s Christmas dinner, I think we should learn a lesson and go fo... Read Chapter

Office Secret

Submitted: December 04, 2018

Office Secret Every employee found an envelope on their desk on the 23rd December. The office, unlike some, would not be opening at a... Read Chapter

Panto Time

Submitted: December 05, 2018

Panto Time. Many people seem to think that Amateur Dramatics is all fun and games. After being involved in it for more years than I c... Read Chapter

All Down To Decoration

Submitted: December 10, 2018

All Down To Decoration My mother was going to be alone for Christmas. I had told myself she would be fine; after all, it was, in a wa... Read Chapter

"Oh, Dad!"

Submitted: December 11, 2018

“Oh, Dad!” It seems to be getting harder and harder to play ‘Santa’ with each passing year. Not that I dress up or anything l... Read Chapter

For You!

Submitted: December 13, 2018

For You! I spent a long time picking his present. He was special, no, more than special; I wanted to find a gift that would reflect t... Read Chapter

Making An Impression

Submitted: December 14, 2018

Making An Impression. Miranda could not understand why she had made the offer. It seemed like a good idea at the time, after sharing ... Read Chapter

An Unexpected Invitation

Submitted: December 16, 2018

An Unexpected Invitation After all this time I still recognize his writing on the envelope, my brother’s. What could he possibly wa... Read Chapter

No Funds

Submitted: December 18, 2018

No Funds! Soup Kitchen! I didn’t really like the term; there was something kind of derogatory about it. But our customers seemed to... Read Chapter

Oh, That Christmas Jumper

Submitted: December 19, 2018

Oh, That Christmas Jumper. Anna unwrapped the package as though it contained something which might just bite. That was in spite of th... Read Chapter

Five Years

Submitted: December 20, 2018

Five Years They’d not really been able to stand each other all through their childhood. Abby and Ian lived not next door, but almos... Read Chapter

Holiday Plans

Submitted: December 22, 2018

Holiday Plans. “Brian,” Dad said, one day in November. “We think it’s only fair to tell you now that Christmas will be a bit ... Read Chapter

The Last Train

Submitted: December 24, 2018

The Last Train Sophie ran as fast as she could, loaded down with bags as she was. She’d make it, she had told herself, until she tr... Read Chapter

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