Tag: Flash Fiction & Poetry

Flash Fiction Friday: Bob of Mongaloo, a 353 word story short.

It is a chilly autumn night out and about in the Mongaloo Mountain ranges. There is a beast watching two teenage boys with intense interest. The two young men are sitting down congratulating themselves with some stolen beer after a five hour trek up… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction Friday: Bob of Mongaloo, a 353 word story short.”

Nothingness: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

I sit in this chair and ponder the nothingness as it consumes the land that surrounds me. I sit in this chair and as my earthy energies wane the emptiness compounds on me. That a world so full of life could be dissolved into… Continue Reading “Nothingness: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

I Hope So: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge

Pete jabbed his finger in the direction of the historic car that had pulled up across the road from the little cafe he frequented on Fridays “Hey Barb, how much you think It’d cost to restore something like that”. The elderly shop assistant squinted… Continue Reading “I Hope So: Friday Fictioneers 100 Word Story Challenge”

Flash Fiction: Eastcliff, a 120-word-short-story

I ponder the old walls that are keeping out the savage night. The hungry wind rattles the shutters and tries to make its way through the gaps in the floor boards. The fire crackles and pops keeping my body warm, but the flickering fire… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: Eastcliff, a 120-word-short-story”

Flash Fiction: Timothy’s close call, a 270-word-short-story

I’m not sure where this story came from. I was sitting in front of my computer thinking about rose petals floating on water, for no particular reason, then they turned into leaves and so this story began.  * * * Timothy sat upon his… Continue Reading “Flash Fiction: Timothy’s close call, a 270-word-short-story”

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?”

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”