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Free flash fiction, based on a monthly prompt host R. B. Wood publishes on his site (


Aug 9, 2017

Episode 68: The Narrows in July

HOST: R. B. Wood   Show Notes:


This is a photo I took while hiking in Zion National Park in Utah. This is the beginning of the Narrows hike, previous hikers sometimes leave their walking sticks for future hikers.

A reminder that we are looking to increase the...

Jul 2, 2017

Four stories, six artists-original FREE stories on this June 2017 episode of the #WordCountPodcast!



"Concert at the Beach in June"


Cameron Garriepy “The Comeback”

Eden Baylee & Bill Kirton “In Two Minds”

Jack Gwaltney & John McCaffrey –...

May 28, 2017

Boston Harbor

"May in the Harbor"

Episode 66 of the #WordCountPodcast

Host: R.B. Wood                      Show Notes:


Bill Kirton – “The Island”

Maria Haskins – “Hungry Beasts”

Jack Gwaltney & John McCaffrey – “The Power and the Glory

C. Thomas Smith – “Darlings”

Eden Baylee...

May 3, 2017

HOST: R. B. Wood        SHOW NOTES:

Four lovely tales and a competition this time around dear friends! The Prompt was the month of April and this picture donated by our own Bill Kirton:

Forrest in April

Our Guests:

Jack Gwaltney & John McCaffrey – “The Man Who Was Thursday

Maria Haskins"Magpies...

Mar 26, 2017

March in the Wild has four marvelous stories based on the month and the prompt photo donated by Becca B. Jenkins

Host: R.B. Wood     Notes:


Maria Haskins - "Lost"

Bill Kirton - "The Lochan"

Jack Gwaltney & John McCaffrey – “Seldom is Heard

Julia Mae Staley – When...