Category Archives: flash fiction

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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In a Flash: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Flies buzzed. They flew in slomo before landing on the ham sandwiches and the pink cupcakes.  How much shit had they sat on before touchdown? Was I going to be eating pure ecoli or no germs at all. I brushed … Continue reading

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Fishing: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The road stretched out long and straight through the desert.  Signs of civilisation  appeared. Bait 1 km. Fishing tackle Menindee General Store. “It’s hard to believe…” I stopped for now in front of me I saw a huge lake. An … Continue reading

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Track: Six Sentence Stories

Gerard placed  the needle down on the old black vinyl Led Zepplin track Stairway to Heaven that he’d found at the market, reversing it’s tracking so that it played backwards. “Listen to this man. This is really creepy.” They strained to interpret … Continue reading

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Asking a Question: Three Line Tales

“Siri tell me where I want to go.” ” You were saying…… Siri cannot help with that question.” “I traded in my semi-intelligent phone to get a smart phone that turns out to be not so smart.” Thank you to … Continue reading

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Conquering the Blue Mountains: Friday Fictioneers

The three men looked back at Gregory’s farm. Greg’s wife waved from the verandah, the smallest of his three children clinging to her skirt. He turned, brushing a tear from his eye. The pack horses were laden with six weeks … Continue reading

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Me and my buddy gonna move a bale of hay: Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers

“Life ain’t easy being a woman. No siree.  I tries to wake before my hubby, else I get thrown way behind. I’m busy in the  morning so I’m up with the sun. Chickens to feed, eggs to collect. Make breakfast … Continue reading

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Forest Bathing: 99 Word Flash Fiction

With difficulty Aaron place rollers under the cast iron tub then heaved  it from behind.  Imperceptibly it moved. For three days he pushed until eventually it sat in a small dell surrounded by the green forest which towered above him. … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a spaceman: Three Line Tales

“Wow. That’s good shit. I’m off my face. Got the munchies but now, thanks to Soyuz MS-028 we got an Aldi. I’d forgotten how heavy  two shopping bags full of oreos, ice cream, cheese and chocolate are. Then, normally I’m … Continue reading

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Remembering Towton Battle: Friday Fictioneers

“Lord Towton I just adore your house and that sculpture.” The American tourist pointed to the large chain mail upside down helmet. “Thats a memorial to the downed men of  Towton Battle. Come see the dining room.” They entered a … Continue reading

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