Category: Flash Fiction & Poetry

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

Phillip: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

Phillip was staring at a Route 66 sign and he was feeling rather sorry for himself. He had just convinced the lady behind the counter to give him a cup of tea, when he felt the room shake; his vision twisted and blacked out.… Continue Reading “Phillip: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

Patrick: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

Patrick had tried so hard to keep his father’s shop running, but with a baby on the way and the closing of the local mine most of the towns folk had moved away taking their cars and need for mechanical services along with them.… Continue Reading “Patrick: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

My object was a rock

So back in September I went to a ‘Writing for the Young Adult’ workshop ran by the Hunter Writers Centre. Talks were given by the wonderful Kaz Delaney, Lizzie Wilcock and Amy Lovat. It was fascinating and insightful, I found these three women to… Continue Reading “My object was a rock”

Lost: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

“We’re lost aren’t we” Tessa practically growled the words at me. “Ok, Fine” I sighed “Yes we’re lost”. It had been my idea to go wandering around a strange city, I hadn’t realised at the time how bad Tessa and I were at reading… Continue Reading “Lost: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

Today is your birthday

Today is your birthday And I hope you’re doing well I contemplate sending you a message But quickly realise it won’t reach you in your personal hell Is it you that’s stuck Or is it me that dwells In a place of memories And… Continue Reading “Today is your birthday”

The Restorer: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

This was the image prompt > PHOTO PROMPT – Copyright – Jean L. Hays> and below is what my imagination made of it in 100 words. I was left at the side of the road by my owner when he ran me out of oil.… Continue Reading “The Restorer: Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”

Why Won’t It Do

In this world I have everything But it just won’t do Always left wanting more As desire tries to break down the door I can be so materialistic at times That it makes me sick Actually sometimes it causes me to act like a… Continue Reading “Why Won’t It Do”

Not Giving Up

So much pressure in my head I feel so sleepy and I miss my bedI need a break to recharge my smileBecause I’ve lost itIt hasn’t be around for a whileThese new drugs aren’t kicking inMy point of view is getting rather dimI’m not… Continue Reading “Not Giving Up”

Karma Knows the Truth

Stirring shit You better think quick Before you get bit And blown away How sad your life must be To spend your time causing so much misery Spinning your lies until the world dissolves to grey The people that you mess with Can only… Continue Reading “Karma Knows the Truth”

Martha : Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge

Martha stared up at the sky with hungry eyes. She had never in all her eighty three years seen a drought so bad. Dark clouds started to roll in and cover the painfully bright sky. It was as if the gods had finally answered… Continue Reading “Martha : Friday Fictioneers 100 word story challenge”