Tag: Flash Fiction & Poetry

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”

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”

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”

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”