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100 Candles: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The big day finally arrived. Emily’s children painstakingly planted the candles in the cake’s frosted icing. The telegram from the Queen and the presents sat on a table in the Nursing Home. The party would start at 11 so the … Continue reading

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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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In the Ring: Friday Fictioneers

Philip was ready to fight at five.  They collected him at seven. Speeches were underway by eight. At ten the fight almost started but Sean demanded payment. Philip air punched,  speeches continued, payment was arranged. Eventually, at one, gloves were donned. One … Continue reading

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Women: Friday Fictioneers

Arriving at the art gallery early, they wandered unimpeded around the installation without having to dodge the crowd the exhibit would attract. “What do you think he’s trying to portray, Geoff?” “You mean you can’t see it?” Gloria squinted at … Continue reading

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