Tag Archives: microfiction

Losing The Past #shortstory

Every morning, at 7.29 exactly John addresses his greatest fear. As the train eases to a halt and prior to the doors sliding open John smells the acidic tang of his own sweat, feels the cold finger that runs down … Continue reading

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What’s Your Passion? #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli is in a curmudgeonly place this week with her prompt January 12, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that expresses a strong concern, something to give a crap about. Something that brings out … Continue reading

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Norman’s Dilemma #writephoto

Sue’s latest prompt for #writephoto is this Burning Bright  PC Norman Pottinger parked his Panda car by the bridge over Jefferson’s Piddle and climbed out. How did that happen? One minute he’s humming a piano piece by Dvořák, the next … Continue reading

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The Danger of Resolutions #microcosms #microfiction

A Smoker’s Death Jason was dead. Bloody typical he thought. He’d given up sugar, cut back on fried food, been to the gym, dusted off his pension plan, spent an hour quality time with Chloe when she stung him for … Continue reading

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A Roundabout way to fame #microcosms #flashfiction

Microcosms gave me three elements this week: Satellite, terrorist, sci-fi A Touch of Death The small crowd gathered quickly, some instinctive thing. Barny didn’t know what drew him to stick his hand in the bin – he was waiting for … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Form #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt is You just fill in the form…  In the same way that how exactly they choose a new Pope, what makes people like Marmite and why no-one can grasp exactly what a Higgs’ Bosun does are each … Continue reading

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Limes are the sourest fruit #mondaymotivations #shortstory

Esther Newton’s Monday motivation prompt is Flaskback It was just a party, a few friends. ‘Come,’ they said. It’ll get you out.’ I refused. Twice but then, well, I had to some time, didn’t I? People are kind. No comfortable … Continue reading

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