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Conquering the Blue Mountains: Friday Fictioneers

The three men looked back at Gregory’s farm. Greg’s wife waved from the verandah, the smallest of his three children clinging to her skirt. He turned, brushing a tear from his eye. The pack horses were laden with six weeks … Continue reading

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Me and my buddy gonna move a bale of hay: Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers

“Life ain’t easy being a woman. No siree.  I tries to wake before my hubby, else I get thrown way behind. I’m busy in the  morning so I’m up with the sun. Chickens to feed, eggs to collect. Make breakfast … Continue reading

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Forest Bathing: 99 Word Flash Fiction

With difficulty Aaron place rollers under the cast iron tub then heaved  it from behind.  Imperceptibly it moved. For three days he pushed until eventually it sat in a small dell surrounded by the green forest which towered above him. … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a spaceman: Three Line Tales

“Wow. That’s good shit. I’m off my face. Got the munchies but now, thanks to Soyuz MS-028 we got an Aldi. I’d forgotten how heavy  two shopping bags full of oreos, ice cream, cheese and chocolate are. Then, normally I’m … Continue reading

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Remembering Towton Battle: Friday Fictioneers

“Lord Towton I just adore your house and that sculpture.” The American tourist pointed to the large chain mail upside down helmet. “Thats a memorial to the downed men of  Towton Battle. Come see the dining room.” They entered a … Continue reading

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A fitting Sendoff: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Brian had volunteered at the local surf club his entire life. His marriage to Joy was on the beach followed by a reception in the clubhouse. Each of his children conceived after nights which followed long days keeping the surfers … Continue reading

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Bats: 99 word Challenge

I came too; lying on the ground, my eyes shut tight. I don’t know if I could have opened them. I didn’t want to. The bright purple light made me feel at peace and the forest that was drawn on … Continue reading

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