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Song Sung Blue #writephoto #flashfiction

‘There you go. Have you ever seen a river like it?’ ‘It’s so…’ ‘Blue?’ ‘Unnatural.’ ‘Taste it.’ ‘You’re kidding. What’s done that? Copper sulphate? Cobalt?’ ‘Have a sip. It won’t kill you’ ‘Have you?’ ‘Course.’ ‘Oh god it’s disgusting.’ ‘Your … Continue reading

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A Bit Of Rock n Roll #writephoto #flashfiction

Granula Crump folded her formidable forearms. ‘Bit fancy,’ she sniffed. Igneous Crump shrugged his boulder like shoulders, sighing, ‘It’s the modern way, my Gritsome.’ ‘My school just had mallets and a place to beat your head against a stone. Didn’t … Continue reading

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Whether Weather #shortfiction #flashfiction

I’m in the process of putting the finishing touches to a (third) anthology of short fiction. I will hopefully have a cover to reveal in the near future. In the meantime, and to tantalise your taste-buds here is a short … Continue reading

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When Holding On Is All You Can Do

The clap on the shoulder felt sincere enough. ‘Captain.’ Jack Reynolds oiled his smile. ‘Like the old days, eh?’ Harrison eased back, not trusting a reply. Reynolds straightened his jacket, skipping into the lights, accepting the applause. Same slime-ball, Harrison … Continue reading

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Banter, Bunty And The Tale Of The Premature Inhalation #flashfiction #microcosms

Saturday Cousin Bunty is up before the College beak for spying. Aunt Emilia blames me, per Bunty for ‘marinading him in socialism’. I had to ask Banter what that meant – something to do with stews. Bit of a dampener, … Continue reading

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In Which A Mother Becomes Upset When Her Son Is Criticized #flash #microcosms

‘Mrs. Spindle? A moment?’ Celeste Spindle aka Suction-Woman jumped. She managed to catch her breath before she pulled the Headmistress, Magnificat Jameson aka Weave-Wonder, off her feet. ‘Sorry. Miles away.’ ‘It’s Horace. I felt we needed a word.’ Celeste’s second … Continue reading

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With The Going Out Of The Tide #writephoto #flashfiction

The old man stepped onto the rock, wobbling a little. The breeze tugged at his beard. He stretched his shoulders and breathed in deeply, taking a couple of uncertain steps forward. The water lapped at his feet ‘So what do … Continue reading

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