Category Archives: flash fiction

Life, Death and Fishing #microcosms #flashfiction

Another short piece in response to the Microcosms 81 prompt Fisherman/Battlefield/memoir ‘Where do you think Grandpa is now?’ Jessie studied the old man. ‘Fishing, I’d guess. He goes a lot these days. See how he grips? Big beast he has there.’ ‘Did … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hearth #writephoto #flashfiction

This week’s #writephoto picture prompt is this ‘You started a fire, then, Didi?’ ‘What? Yes, I did. He said to get right on to it. He was really insistent.’ ‘He’s made it, has he? About bloody time. I’m starving. What … Continue reading

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Soft Landing? #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills latest prompt is here July 13, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an unexpected landing. It can be acrobatic, an unplanned move or created into a metaphor. Go where the prompt, … Continue reading

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Something To Crow About

This week’s prompt from Sue Vincent’s #writephoto stable is this  ‘Hello?’ ‘Sorry? Did you…?’ ‘Speak? Yes.’ ‘But you’re…?’ ‘A crow. Yes.’ ‘How…?’ ‘Right now ‘why’ is more pressing.’ Jim Pale stood back. This was a joke. Some teen’s trick. Or … Continue reading

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Inspector Frolick And The Case Of The Errant Fairy #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Sad day. Sad times.’ Inspector Frolick shook his head. ‘When a fairy goes bad…’ ‘Indeed sergeant. Where did the dust trail end?’ ‘The enchanted forest. We nearly had her but she’s led a charmed life.’ ‘I think a spell inside … Continue reading

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Hope Is A Four Letter Word #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills prompt is  July 6, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write about a beacon. It can be from a lighthouse or other source. Use the word literally or figuratively and go where the prompt leads you. … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of the Ages #writephoto #flashfiction

Sue has given us this image for the #writephoto prompt this week The Frngg are an unsuperstitious race, generally, except when it comes to the formalities and procedures around dying. The one thing the Frngg are insistent upon is that … Continue reading

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