Category Archives: flash fiction

Only in my house: 99 word Flash fiction

The kid had killed her two boyfriends. “Please record it. I’ve gott’a go.” “No. Just hurry.” So I hurried. My trousers were down as I reached the toilet. Darkness shrouded the room. The torch should’ve activated. He’d taken it upstairs. … Continue reading

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Ostriches: Three Line Tales

“Don’t be like ostriches; for heavens sake pull your heads out and let’s talk about what we are going to do about our ice flows melting and how we’ll cope with climate change.” One turned and faced him with a … Continue reading

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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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On the Edge of a Raindrop: A Book Review

From the title to the last page this is a book of words skilfully put together to create  powerful images from the darker side of the mind. This has similarities to the raindrop that has a outer surface tension which … 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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