Category Archives: flash fiction

There I Was, Doing This Job… #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt from Sue is  ‘Morning Harry.’ ‘John. You well?’ John Plont climbed into the van and turned up the heating. ‘Missus was a bit runky and the mutt had a touch of the dribblets but otherwise, can’t … Continue reading

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In Which A Possessed Can Of Beans Explodes, Contributing To The Gaiety Of Nations #microcosms

Timothy whistled. Not much of a tune and no real power but a definite whistle. Lori Perchance opened the Health & Safety box extracting the Rod and the Staff and headed for the shortbread tin. She caught a glimpse of … Continue reading

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The Care Bearing Of The Spotlessly Declined

‘Why so glum?’ ‘Mrs Twistelton says I don’t care enough to be in the orchestra.’ Mary stopped writing. ‘Do you?’ ‘Muuum!’ ‘You hardly practice.’ ‘Everyone is in the Orchestra.’ ‘Everyone?’ ‘Maisie, and the girls.’ ‘Ah! Maisie. I hear her name … Continue reading

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On The Edge Of A Raindrop

I don’t promote many books but this is by the consummate writer of flash fiction, Sarah Brentyn. If you don’t know Sarah’s work but enjoy quality flash and micro fiction, go buy it, or rather get it as it’s free … Continue reading

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In Its Shadow #microcosms #flashfiction

Flies, by the score. That was what stopped him; a dark midden hanging in the air, staining his view. Officer Barnes switched off the engine. He waited until the last bit of chilled air lost its battle with the sun … Continue reading

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All The World’s Aflame #writephoto #flashfiction

This week’s #writephoto prompt from Sue Vincent is In a world of increasing tension, governments are alert to any sign that nasty surprises are on the horizon. When the sky caught fire over Weston-super-Mare one moist Tuesday in February, just … Continue reading

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Life, Who Knew #lifeinaflash

This time, two years ago I was floggging through Nano – the National Novel Writing Month – trying to write 30 short stories in 30 days, each 1667 words long. They had to be in a variety of styles, genres, … Continue reading

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