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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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Unwanted Dental Advances: Three Line Tales

“Harry’s jaw was rotten but the dentist had a a new technique to replace it using shark jaw. The benefit is he’ll just keep on replacing teeth as they fall out.” “What hope have we now? He was already a … Continue reading

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Finely Tuned: Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner

“I’m so excited,” Rebecca said.”I’ve never been to a native performance in an authentic setting. I can’t wait for the music to begin.   Not long after they sat a long haired man wearing a colourful red and yellow blanket sat … Continue reading

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Sacrifice: Friday Fictioneers

The masked men dragged Griselda through the stream, soiling her long white gown.   She refused to walk until whips lashed her back, forcing her to crawl upward to escape their stinging punishment. At the top the High Priest grabbed her. … Continue reading

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