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Cow Know How: Three Line Tales

Highland cattle know, you know. The beast tried to tell him but the slobber coming from his mouth and that pink moist nose made Charles look away, and without the beast’s knowledge they charged Culloden Moor, dropping like flies. It … Continue reading

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The Decline: Friday Fictioneers

As a child he swung me over his shoulders like a sack of potatoes. He was tall and strong, like the oak tree in the garden, his arms like branches that offered love and protection. I listened to his wisdom … Continue reading

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Stay away from the Light: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The survivors cling to the fragment of earth as it hurtles through the void, heading straight for a bright light. Looking backwards, two women yearn for earth but the explosion had obliterated it and all its inhabitants, apart from them. … 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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Collateral Damage: 99 Word Flash Fiction

A  bomb ripped through the wall of a house in downtown Al Maquardy killing a thirty-one year old mother and three children 8, 5 and 3 years old. No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast but the most likely … Continue reading

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The Date: Three Line Tales

The ominous presence of the house makes me hesitate. I feel its hate but the woman I love is inside. Without choice, I creep to the front door as the house stares at me. I knock.  A man, her father opens … Continue reading

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The Fish Factory: Six Sentence Story

Jennifer plunged her hands into the vat of salt water, her eyes tearing with pain as the salt water ate at the cracks meandering across her red swollen palms. Some holiday jobs are worse than others but despite hating the job,  … Continue reading

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