Tag Archive: flash fiction

Flash Fiction: Say Something

‘He won’t say anything. Dumb as a mule.’ ‘Mules are stubborn,’ said Owen, ‘not dumb. They bray. Eeaw! You know?’ ‘Mule yourself.’ Jodie brought her face close to Gordon’s. ‘Why don’t you speak?… Continue reading

Flash Fiction: Knights of Cydonia

‘You are the best warrior in Bimbongia,’ said the king. ‘But could you beat a knight of Cydonia?’ ‘I have heard they are mighty, Majesty.’ ‘Humungous, Garalopmop. But to earn my respect, you… Continue reading

Flash Fiction: Once again yesterday

‘Nothing new under the sun,’ said Hank. ‘Yet you can’t go down to the same river twice.’ Maggie wiggled her fingers, letting the varnish dry. ‘Huh?’ ‘Doesn’t make sense. It’s contradictory.’ ‘Hey, what… Continue reading

Special flash fiction offer! Sh-Boom!

Happy whatever, she thought, driving back. That’s what they’d said. A surprise. We’ll be happy whatever. A red light. The brakes squealed. Concentrate. But she was back there, the transducer sliding over the… Continue reading

Flash Fiction: Inflation

‘He’s still in love with you. He wants you to know that. Whatever happens, you can count on him.’ Felicity smiled. ‘Thank you so much. You can’t imagine what it means to me.’… Continue reading

H is for Hello

Number 8 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. No affliction today, but flash fiction. A couple in fact, transposed from my previous… Continue reading

F is for Flash Fiction

Number 6 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. As I’ve already mentioned, my first novel, French Sally, was long. 301,587 words, to… Continue reading