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Project Mogul: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Vernon poked at the colourful wreckage that covered a large area of their paddock in New Mexico. “Dad, whadya reckon this is?”  “Dunno. Gather it up. We’ll take it to the Sheriff.”  They bundled the bright rubber strips, tinfoil, sticks … Continue reading

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Testing a Theory: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Tristan what are you doing?” Ben watched his friend bag another raven. “They say when the ravens leave the tower the monarchy will end. They’ve both been here centuries. Obviously they need a little help.” “You’re rav’in mad mate. Why … Continue reading

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At the edge: 99 word Flash Fiction

The volcanolgists, wearing kevlar heat protective suits, abseiled into the crater, nearer the vents than any who’d gone before. Many locals gathered at the edge, some watching, some controlling the lines that would return the men to the crater’s rim. … Continue reading

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Booted out: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Kenny’s wife kicked him out. “She’s mentally ill,” he said. He stayed with friends. After too many repetitious stories whilst invading her personal space, the friend’s wife ousted him. “Poor Digby,” he said. Next, some acquaintances without wives. They evicted … Continue reading

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The Blot: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The stain spread like octopus tentacles. Grace felt sick. One mistake. That’s all it took to destroy everything. Too late to take back the action. It was done. She’d blotted her copybook and now, she had to live with it. … Continue reading

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Francis Stacker Dutton: Copper Country: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Funny how things turn out. Here I am. An Englishman born in Germany ending up in South Australia. Sheep was my game. Fine merino. I had an eye; could pick fine fleece from  inferior. My sheep went missing. Looking for … Continue reading

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White Flowers: 99 Word Flash Fiction

In response to Charli’s prompt  where she asked: December 21, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) include white flowers in your story. This is a repeat prompt, but one that has an ability to be emotive. Humor, … Continue reading

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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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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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Nightmare: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The kick in the stomach woke her. “Stop spinning you bastard,” her husband yelled as his arms flailed and his leg moved into position for another punch to the gut. Cassandra moved quickly, shaking him from sleep. Travis awoke with … Continue reading

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