Category Archives: creative writing

Questions of Gender: 99 Word Flash Fiction

I was a girl. I wore dresses but I didn’t have those monthly cramps and pains my friends suffered. Lucky, I thought. Perhaps I was. Boys attracted me. I fell in love but no pregnancy happened for me. My friends … Continue reading

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Tales of Terror: Times Past

Happy New Year to all readers and contributors. Late I know as one month has gone into the New Year. School has just returned  from our summer holidays and again parents are lined up to collect children that they are … Continue reading

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A New Start: Fiction for the New Year

The shaft of light penetrated into the blue depths of the water below the man floating aimlessly, limbs spread to form the letter X. The water was warm. Bathtub warm. The amount of salt made floating an effortless pastime. Looking … Continue reading

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A Walk in Time: Friday Fictioneers

“Get them boots offa the table Fred.” Marion’s face screwed up as she spat her words with venom. “Love, believe me, them boots are magic.” “Baloney. Get rid of ’em or I will.” Fred remained motionless, watching Marion put on … Continue reading

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Cora Kingston: 99 word Flash Fiction

Cora looked into his eyes. Her belly warmed and tingled, her heart felt full while her head was clear. She floated on a cloud of love as soft as marshmallow but strong as steel. “There is nothing left. I’m out!” … Continue reading

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The Cultural World of Forgotten People: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Look Pops. Someone’s painted on the wall. Mum sure would be mad.” “It’s graffiti Donald.” “What’s that.” “Writing or drawing on a wall. We all want to leave a mark. You know. The oldest graffiti, a hand,  is in Indonesia. … Continue reading

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Fruitland: Friday Fictioneers

“Did ya have a good holiday?” “Yeh. Weird but.” “Howzzat?” “Just… welll….everytime we went through a tunnel, and there was lots of em, at least eight, we could hear a child’s voice say one sleep. New day coming. She said … Continue reading

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