Category Archives: flash fiction

The Killing Of Christmas #writephoto #flashfiction

Sergeant Crimpson wiped his eyes. This year he’d get the Son of a … Sure he knew he’d not be popular but defending the homeland against foreign invaders had been his life’s work and he’d been successful, one hundred damn … Continue reading

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Never Trust A Man Who Knows His Pasta #microcosms #flashfiction

Melanie said he has a face for voice-overs but I said I thought him handsome. Rugged I said but she she’d seen turkeys with tighter jaws and in profile she thought him a touch scrotal. He was very nice to … Continue reading

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Name Recognition: You Just Need The Correct Association #carrotranch #flashfiction

‘Cora Kingston? Who’s she?’ ‘Taught us English and Ethics.’ ‘Ethics? I didn’t do Ethics.’ ‘Why doesn’t that surprise me. Boring Cora. You must remember.’ ‘A clue?’ ‘Had a voice like dead gerbil.’ ‘Nope. Distinguishing features?’ ‘She liked tweed skirts.’ ‘Geez, … Continue reading

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Nigel Deare and The Curse Of the Lillies #flashfiction

Nigel Deare had felt for sometime that he was born in the wrong era. Back when his father was his age, he had to hold down several jobs but at least the variety was in the employment not in you. … Continue reading

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How Martin Fisman Played A Small But Important Part In Rebuilding Europe #flashfiction

Martin Fisman grew up unaware of life beyond the farm in Wiltshire. His life followed the seasons. One summer afternoon, in 1912, he was ploughing the high field when the ground gave way and he found himself in a dark … Continue reading

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Building Woes #flashfiction

Mr ‘ansel? Bad news I’m afraid.’ ‘Again? Do you builders ever bring good news?’ ‘In Fairyland? You’ll want a happy ending next. It’s the gingerbread cladding…’ ‘Yes? Has the cost gone up?’ ‘I can’t get any, even with a sack … Continue reading

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Two Neighbours #flashfiction

While I move towards the final preparation for my latest anthology (thank you all who commented on the possible covers – i am considering what might be best)  I thought I’d share one small piece from it to whet your appetites. It is slightly, erm, adult … Continue reading

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