Copper Country

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Copper Country by the Rough Writers & Friends @Charli_MIllsWelcome to the Keweenaw, the original Copper Country in upper Michigan where miners from around the globe migrated to work for over 150 years. The University founded by the mining industry remains a world-renowned technical and engineering school. And copper nuggets can still be found on the shore of Lake Superior.

But this is not the only Copper Country or its only interpretation. Writers from around the globe have gathered like miners to delve this prompt for nuggets of stories told in flash fiction.

The following is based on January 4, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about Copper Country.


Francis Stacker Dutton: Copper Country by Irene Waters

Funny how things turn out. Here I am. An Englishman born in Germany ending up in South Australia. Sheep was my game. Fine merino. I had an eye; could pick fine fleece from inferior. My…

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