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Cartons of Crystal: Friday Fictioneers

Sarah stood looking at the packing cartons. Two held kitchen ware, one a dinner service, eight were books, three office, one clothes whilst the remaining eighteen boxes were marked crystal. Why had she kept all this crystal? They never used … Continue reading

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The Mexican Standoff: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The man on the sidewalk stared at my window. I don’t know how long he’d been there when I first saw him at 9am, yesterday. From then I stayed in full sight of him. Neither of us moved a muscle. … Continue reading

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Throwing a line: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Don’t you love being a pensioner?” ” Why? For the cheap public transport?” “Absolutely. Where are we going today?” “Let’s go on the Sunshine Coast Line.” “That’s a long time in the train. What about something closer to home. We … Continue reading

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Unwanted Dental Advances: Three Line Tales

“Harry’s jaw was rotten but the dentist had a a new technique to replace it using shark jaw. The benefit is he’ll just keep on replacing teeth as they fall out.” “What hope have we now? He was already a … Continue reading

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Finely Tuned: Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner

“I’m so excited,” Rebecca said.”I’ve never been to a native performance in an authentic setting. I can’t wait for the music to begin.   Not long after they sat a long haired man wearing a colourful red and yellow blanket sat … Continue reading

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Asking a Question: Three Line Tales

“Siri tell me where I want to go.” ” You were saying…… Siri cannot help with that question.” “I traded in my semi-intelligent phone to get a smart phone that turns out to be not so smart.” Thank you to … 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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