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Ripe for Picking: 99 Word flash Fiction

“I said bring your bog boots.” “Should’ve told me I’d need clothes for the Arctic as well. I may have listened to you then.” “It’s summer. Not that cold. Don’t be a wuss.” “It’s not the cold that’s getting me. … Continue reading

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Buzz to Bang: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Ugh! Tinnitus. Today it’s thrumming rather than clanging.  “I’ve got buzzing reverberating also.” Sheila cocked her head. ” It’s in the garage.” The hum intensifed as Peter entered the garage. “Hell! There’s a swarm of bees in here.” “Smoke subdues … Continue reading

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Pie: 99 Word flash Fiction

“I’ve applied for a loan. I’m going to open a line standing business.” Blythe’s grin split her face in half. “Don’t be ridiculous. You’d need lots of employees for it to work and who would hire someone to stand in … Continue reading

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Silent Connection: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The cabin walls closed in. The fixed porthole prevented fresh air entering and the stale air weighed down on me. ‘I’m a sardine in a can,’ I fought the urge to scream. My heart pounding, I escaped to the deck. … Continue reading

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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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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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