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The Ghost: Friday Fictioneers

“Orbs are ghosts.” Colin was adamant. “No they’re not. You can see that’s no ghost. It’s on a pole holding it up.” Riley shook the pole  to emphasize his point. “Stupid. That is just a metal ball. The orb is … Continue reading

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Tune: Six Sentence Stories

The pain in Mirrabella’s chest intensified and her fear matched it. Softly she hummed “Whenever I feel afraid,” but on this occasion it didn’t stop her panic rising so she sat to see if it would go away when she … Continue reading

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The Performance: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Fatigued, Jessica lent on the counter yet still she smiled as though they were the centre of her world. She had the same conversations with different people all day, every day; their families, their hopes and dreams, the weather. The … Continue reading

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Becoming Frigid: Friday Fictioneers

“C’mmon darlin’. You know you want it,” Rupert slurred. His drunken. lecherous eyes undressed her. Charleen felt the coldness invading her body, starting at her head and working its way down inch by inch until she stood, frigid beside him. … Continue reading

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Self Care: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Prue’s mother was proving difficult. “Mum, self-care is the most appropriate place for you.” “I’ll stay here if  I have to self-care. I want help.” “But Mum in self-care you get help. Meals are provided, cleaning done,  bed linen changed … Continue reading

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Just Good Mates: Six Sentence Stories

Jenny and Brian did everything together. Well, not quite everything as they didn’t go out on the dates Brian had with other women or those Jenny had with other men. They shared them afterwards, helping to extricate each other from … Continue reading

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Cut and Colour: Three Line Tales

  A layer of snow covered the ground when I emerged and I watched others, better prepared than I, continue to act as though this was just another day. Their coats seem to be protecting them from the elements but … Continue reading

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