Category Archives: fiction

Hello: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Well hello.” He undressed her with his eyes so there could be no confusing the deliberate emphasis he had placed on his words.  “Hiya.” She stared back at him, her eyes wide and innocent, a friendly smile on her face. … Continue reading

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The Museum of Modern Love: A #Book Review

Following on from The Sitters by Alex Miller that we looked at last week we look at another book on art and creativity. Although Heather Rose is an Australian author I am not including her in my review of Australian literature as … Continue reading

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Migrating: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“The Spaniards rejected us.” “Bastards won’t let us put out deck chairs!” “The Aussies want us. Only cost us ten pounds.” They arranged migration interviews, arriving late. “You boys better make it to the ship on time,” the embassy official … Continue reading

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The Watcher: 99 word flash fiction

He lay watching, hidden by the elderberry. Its clusters of purple fruit succulent like the woman he watched. Visualising his capture his pupils narrowed as he imagined her softness. She would not be able to escape. She would succumb to … Continue reading

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The Sitters & other Alex Miller novels: Australian Book Review

Alex Miller is one of Australia’s foremost modern writers of literary fiction. Born in England in 1936 he emmigrated to Australia by himself at the age of 16. His first novel was published in 1988 and he has won several … Continue reading

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The book of rules: 99 word flash fiction

“Don’t do ..” “You’ve got your rule book out. Every day it gets longer. Can’t do cause its Monday, don’t do cause there’s an R in the month, don’t do, don’t do.” She could hear the angry frustration in his … Continue reading

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5 Words: Thursday’s Special

An amiable gathering A bit to drink plans hatched forget going to school let the teacher echo to an empty class instead lets take to the water flag post protruding matching the protrusions now red from libations in search of … Continue reading

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