Tag Archives: Creative writing

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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Marble: Six Sentence Story

Janice took some deep breaths and spread her arms out to the sky. “I can do it” she muttered under her breath although her fear of flying was freezing her as hard and turning her as white as marble. One … Continue reading

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The stain: Three Line Tales, week 94

 Dirty plates filled the kitchen sink. The pots sat in the laundry tub. Sarah donned rubber gloves but the wall stains caught her eye. ‘That’s me’ she thought, ‘a blot on the female gender. She started to sketch.”Bugger. No time … Continue reading

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Chat noir: Friday Fictioneers

It was a disaster waiting to happen, During the renovations flamable paints were left lying around in amongst debris that needed only a spark to set it alight. The fire had smouldered before igniting the experts decreed. A preventable accident. … Continue reading

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The Alien: Three Line Tales Week 93

That 180 degree head turn unnerved him. “Can’t you keep your head on the right way Tali. It’s a dead give away you’re not one of us.” “You can talk Joel. You’re head over heels in love. We have a … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Nanjo Castille: 99 word Flash Fiction

Nanjo stretches in the one room he shares with his mother and ten siblings. Rarely does he get to lie in past 5am. “Nanjo. You get your good for nuttin’ butt in here NOW.” His mother’s voice is angry but … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Sacrifice: SSS (Six Sentence Stories)

Mum would have been half baked if she hadn’t realised what Susan and I did every Thursday, but still she gave us all the ration cards which would entitle us to a loaf of hot, fresh bread. We ran to … Continue reading

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