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Ripe for Picking: 99 Word flash Fiction

“I said bring your bog boots.” “Should’ve told me I’d need clothes for the Arctic as well. I may have listened to you then.” “It’s summer. Not that cold. Don’t be a wuss.” “It’s not the cold that’s getting me. … Continue reading

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Buzz to Bang: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Ugh! Tinnitus. Today it’s thrumming rather than clanging.  “I’ve got buzzing reverberating also.” Sheila cocked her head. ” It’s in the garage.” The hum intensifed as Peter entered the garage. “Hell! There’s a swarm of bees in here.” “Smoke subdues … Continue reading

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Pie: 99 Word flash Fiction

“I’ve applied for a loan. I’m going to open a line standing business.” Blythe’s grin split her face in half. “Don’t be ridiculous. You’d need lots of employees for it to work and who would hire someone to stand in … Continue reading

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A Trader all his life: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“I’ll trade your undefeated conker for my cats eye marble.” Winking at his mates Farman turned to Edwin. Reluctantly Edwin agreed and handed over the well hardened horse chestnut. ******** “I’ll trade your signed copy of Sgt Peppers for my … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Mum, cook something different? Soup and casseroles are so passé.” “Because it isn’t what is needed.” “I’m sure they’d prefer some tappas. Some fried green spanish olives and perhaps beetroot, fetta and sweet potato empanadas with chimichurri.” “No. Pumpkin soup … Continue reading

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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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