Twittering Tales #140 – 11 June 2019

It’s time again, for Kat Myrman’s wonderful challenge, to write a story, inspired by her picture prompt, in 280 characters or fewer.

Here is this week’s prompt and my contribution.

Check out all the fabulously creative entries here and, if you’ve never had a go, why not try a story of your own? You may surprise yourself!

fine-art-4260034_1280Photo by nahidhatamiz at

The Head of Catering promised it would be the best pie ever!

Forget four and twenty blackbirds. This was going to have a hundred Jackdaws.

The great pie day arrived. The public and press eagerly awaited the grand reveal.

The Jackdaws were there, but where was the Head of Catering?

(278 characters)

15 thoughts on “Twittering Tales #140 – 11 June 2019

  1. Eek! If they’re anything like the Jackdaws around here, I know exactly where “the head of catering” is!! It doesn’t take them long to finish off the fat blocks I put out for the birds. They’ve even carried off a square, plastic holder I used to put them in, so I’ve

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  2. I have a new game, I look at the picture without reading, and try to guess what YOU may have written!

    Graham once told me that if you can get into the head of the crossword compiler, completing those crosswords becomes easier. I thought I’d have a go here, it didn’t work! 😀

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