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Volcanic Words: 99 word Flash

Setting off at dawn Joshua and Darryl picked their way up the side of the volcano in silence. “I’ve never met anyone with such a revolving door as Rhonda. The other night I saw Henry  and Peter both visit.” Joshua … Continue reading

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A Campfire Yarn: 99 word Flash fiction

They sang kookaburra sits in the old gum tree followed by  Kumbaya then waited, the flickering flames illuminating their fresh, expectant faces.  ‘Bunyips’ll be out tonight’ Hank said. ‘I saw it crawl out of the swamp. Part emu and crocodile … Continue reading

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Abecedarian Flash

As many of you know I enjoy a challenge and coming across an Abecedarian Flash on Jules from Flashy Fiction I was overcome with an urge to challenge myself. Could I write a story where each word started with the … Continue reading

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An Ending: 99 word flash fiction

The door slammed behind her lover. Maeve lay back on the bed spent, almost too tired to care that yet another man had walked out on her. ‘Oh bugger!’ She rolled onto her side. ‘They come and they go. What … Continue reading

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3 People, 3 Perspectives: Weekly Discover Challenge

A Triptych of the Old Man He wished they’d shut up. They were always talking at him, expecting him to respond. Not that he didn’t want to but the effort was just so great getting it from a thought in … Continue reading

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Little Miss Baker: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Crate all the monkeys. ‘Cept her” Carrying her,cuddling her.  At home Miss Baker learnt arithmetic and alphabet.  At work, anything, even in a tube wearing a rubber and chamois jacket and helmet,  providing she got cuddles.  Hugging her,tears filled his … Continue reading

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Seeing Red: 99 word Flash Fiction

“Shut those dogs up.” “Yes” I was already out the door. “Hannibal! Lector! Come!” I walked towards the frenzied barking. Hearing ‘ Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaak Bwak Bwak Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaak.’ I ran. I saw red.  Blood. Feathers. Anger. Talons. Inside the coop, wings wide … Continue reading

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