Category Archives: fiction

The Warning: Friday Fictioneers

Jemma  looked at the pollarded trees and the rock piles. “Pollards and cairns together. I wonder if we’re being warned about passing through this lock.” “Don’t be stupid. People put them there to let others know they’ve  passed this way … Continue reading

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Testing a Theory: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Tristan what are you doing?” Ben watched his friend bag another raven. “They say when the ravens leave the tower the monarchy will end. They’ve both been here centuries. Obviously they need a little help.” “You’re rav’in mad mate. Why … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage: 99 Word Flash Fiction

A  bomb ripped through the wall of a house in downtown Al Maquardy killing a thirty-one year old mother and three children 8, 5 and 3 years old. No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast but the most likely … Continue reading

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The Date: Three Line Tales

The ominous presence of the house makes me hesitate. I feel its hate but the woman I love is inside. Without choice, I creep to the front door as the house stares at me. I knock.  A man, her father opens … Continue reading

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Booted out: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Kenny’s wife kicked him out. “She’s mentally ill,” he said. He stayed with friends. After too many repetitious stories whilst invading her personal space, the friend’s wife ousted him. “Poor Digby,” he said. Next, some acquaintances without wives. They evicted … Continue reading

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Dancing: Three Line Tales

Tennis bores me but I love to watch the dance. Graceful, athletic. How they can bend from the waist, doubling over on themselves. Holding their ankles. How I’d tried to do this and failed. I don’t know why they go … Continue reading

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Ripped: Six Sentence Stories

The policeman stared at the long haired, body pierced youth that opened the door. The rent in his jeans didn’t look designer in nature but he didn’t look ripped either. “We’ve got a warrant to search the premises.” “Be my … Continue reading

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