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Hanging: Three Line Tales

  Hanging about I met a girl. She held my hand, I held her gaze. Only tradesman and illicit lovers use windows; they’re like back doors.  “Invite me in the front entrance please.”  I like this girl. Did she like … Continue reading

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Coming to: Six Sentence Story

She was jolted into semiconsciousness as someone shook her, calling her name. The noise was overwhelming with beeps and machines sounding as though they were breathing in, then out and people yelling orders, ” she’s tubed so you can give … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep: Three Line Tales

  Brad, the black sheep in the family, took drugs, stole to support his habit and landed in jail. The family turned their backs on him. All except his father. He stuck by him, rewarded in old age as Brad … Continue reading

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Personal Training: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

He’d started early with a paddle then into the gym for weight training. The medicine ball at 4kgs was an effort. He raised it straight up from his chest then lowered it behind his head before raising and lowering it … Continue reading

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Night photography: Friday Fictioneers

“What ya lookin’ for Dad?”  “If I’m lucky son I’ll shoot a meteor shower.” “Wow. Do they happen often Dad? “Nope. But there’ll be stars.” “Can your camera take them. They’re so little and so far away. Perhaps you should … Continue reading

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Sheila’s angry: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Sheila picked her way over shards of broken glass, quenching her anger as she went. She focused on the pieces, lit by the sunlight. “You’re even beautiful when shattered,” she whispered to no-one. The vase had been a present for … Continue reading

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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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