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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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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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