Tag Archives: #blogbattle

The Blue Door #blogbattle #shortfiction

Was it really just a week ago? Time seems to have come loose, it’s lost its shape, its coherence. I recall the start. That much is easy. I can recall the exact time, too. Six am, by St Stephen’s clock; … Continue reading

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Putting His Affair On Ice #blogbattle #shortfiction

‘Good morning. Ice Agency. How can we help?’ The cheery voice surprised Hortense. She stumbled rather. ‘Oh, yes, sorry. Have I the correct number? My friend, Grizelda recommended you and…’ ‘Mrs Grizelda Downton?’ ‘Er, technically Mrs Patronise. Grizzy was widowed … Continue reading

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Dusk, Dawn, They’re All Of A Piece #blogbattle

Crestfallen the Biddable goggled at his boss, Demotic the Unwise. ‘Are you sure, sir?’ ‘Do you really have to ask that question? Again.’ The terminally disappointed dictator forced himself to continue even though his teeth sighed at the temporary relief … Continue reading

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What Is The Moon Made Of? #shortstory #blogbattle #scifi

‘What’s your excuse?’ Gideon opened one eye and took in the woman next to him. She hadn’t been there when they’d taken off. She appeared distracted, her eyes roaming the cabin for something, someone. ‘Do I need one?’ Briefly she … Continue reading

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