Category Archives: flash fiction

Cartons of Crystal: Friday Fictioneers

Sarah stood looking at the packing cartons. Two held kitchen ware, one a dinner service, eight were books, three office, one clothes whilst the remaining eighteen boxes were marked crystal. Why had she kept all this crystal? They never used … Continue reading

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Property Value: 99 word Flash Fiction

“Turn round. Go back. If we bought this place I’d never leave it. This road is terrifying.” “No! We said we’re going and we’re going.”  Jemma, white with fright, surveyed the tree-dotted property  complete with a platypus populated cooling creek. They … Continue reading

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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The night before the mission Squadron 74 threw back their beers and cuddled their girls They knew there would be empty seats and some broken-hearts the following night.  1100 hours the bugle sounded.  A quick briefing. No longer carefree, they … Continue reading

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The Sarus Crane: 99 word Flash Fiction

Hearing the engines of the American F-4 jets we scattered but there was nowhere to go. The bombs fell, followed by huge explosions. A fireball engulfed everything for miles. The burning tar clung to the skin of those in the … Continue reading

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Repost of Mexican Standoff: FFfAW

The man on the sidewalk stared at my window. I don’t know how long he’d been there when I first saw him at 9am, yesterday. From then I stayed in full sight of him. Neither of us moved a muscle. … Continue reading

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The Mexican Standoff: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The man on the sidewalk stared at my window. I don’t know how long he’d been there when I first saw him at 9am, yesterday. From then I stayed in full sight of him. Neither of us moved a muscle. … Continue reading

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Throwing a line: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Don’t you love being a pensioner?” ” Why? For the cheap public transport?” “Absolutely. Where are we going today?” “Let’s go on the Sunshine Coast Line.” “That’s a long time in the train. What about something closer to home. We … Continue reading

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