Category: Flash Fiction & Poetry

Here you will find the fictional stories and poetry I write from time to time.

Flash Fiction: Burned, a 250-word short story

His blood called to my blood like a magnetic current. No matter how much I tried to fight, I couldn’t escape his pull. My body moved towards him without my permission. My chest felt tight and my heart raced as if trying to explode… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: Burned, a 250-word short story”

What happened here?

There is a wooden rocking chair covered with dust. And a mattress eaten away by time. Discarded on the bare window sill sits an old teddy bear. He saw it all and he still continues to see. Love, illness and pain. Death, dust and… Continue Reading “What happened here?”

Prologue: Discovering Home

So my attempt at NaNoWriMo 2015 was a bit on the Go Slow. Life got in the way. But I intend to finish the story I started.  So far I’m calling it, Discovering Home, but that’s its working title and may change. The longest continuous piece I… Continue Reading “Prologue: Discovering Home”

At Peace: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

She felt at peace as she stood on the edge of the cliff overlooking the ocean. The Sorceress had foretold the outcome of this day 90 years ago when she was a mere 15. She’d had a good life with her human family, a… Continue Reading “At Peace: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

Missed: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. * * * His little legs pumped up and down as fast as they could. He rounded the corner by… Continue Reading “Missed: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

Killer Carnival: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. * * * I had never been a fan of carnival rides, they always felt dodgy. We were flying, spinning… Continue Reading “Killer Carnival: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

Extinction: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

I knew it was pointless, that I would be too late. But I had to see it for myself. The door popped open and my nostrils were assaulted with the foul stench of decay. I gingerly stepped outside, my eyes taking in nothing but burnt land… Continue Reading “Extinction: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

Petrol Fumes: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

‘‘RUN’’ came a voice from the next room. I was dizzy from the petrol fumes and didn’t react in time. Within what felt like seconds the whole room I was standing in was alight. I hadn’t let on to the local boys that I… Continue Reading “Petrol Fumes: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

The Doctor: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

Sorry guy’s I’ve been watching a lot of Dr Who lately, David Tennant style. I love that man, or should I say I love that Doctor. This flew out of my hands at 167 words and as I always make it exactly 100 words,… Continue Reading “The Doctor: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

The Drunk: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

Friday Fictioneers is a challenge set by Rochelle Fields where writers around the world create 100 word stories inspired by the one image. * * * I stare across our front lawn. The drunk is passed out next to his poorly parked shit heap.… Continue Reading “The Drunk: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”