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Riptide: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The heat shimmered off the sand. The beach filled with holiday makers craving the coolness of the sea.  From his lofty perch Angelo watched, and listened for languages. “C’mmon mate.” No need to worry about them. “Con rapidez. Vamos a … Continue reading

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The Show must Go on: Three Line Tale week 85

His audience sat silent, captivated by Otto’s rendition of the Fairy Princess. The unexpected explosion of fairy dust caused a collective “oooh” from the audience and a sharp intake of breath from the performer as the stardust left his eyes … Continue reading

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Busy: 99 word Flash Fiction

Dahlia and Rhonda sipped their coffee as they chatted not glancing in Bee’s direction. Yawning, Dahlia swung her legs onto the table. “I’m tired.” “Why? What have you been doing?” “Nothing. You almost finished Bee?”   “No. I’ve got tables … Continue reading

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Spell: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The Macquarie dictionary is the dictionary of choice for Australians as it is resourced in Australia using Australian vernacular. It too will be different from the Oxford dictionary as it will sometimes determine that in Australia we have adopted the … Continue reading

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Escape: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Who are we today? Queen Victoria? Cleopatra? Maybe Mae West?” “What are you? Stupid? My name is Dorothy Follett.” “So you’re yourself today Dottie. Thats one for the books. Here’s your pills.” “I don’t want any pills. I don’t need … Continue reading

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Ripe for Picking: 99 Word flash Fiction

“I said bring your bog boots.” “Should’ve told me I’d need clothes for the Arctic as well. I may have listened to you then.” “It’s summer. Not that cold. Don’t be a wuss.” “It’s not the cold that’s getting me. … Continue reading

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Buzz to Bang: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Ugh! Tinnitus. Today it’s thrumming rather than clanging.  “I’ve got buzzing reverberating also.” Sheila cocked her head. ” It’s in the garage.” The hum intensifed as Peter entered the garage. “Hell! There’s a swarm of bees in here.” “Smoke subdues … Continue reading

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