Category: flash fiction

Blood, Sweat, and Tears in Reality

figure silhouetted against a spiral of sparks and flame

A flash fiction story based on the single-word prompt ‘twist’.

You lost your pen (The Pen Saga)

For the uninitiated, this is a continuation from a couple prompts in March 2018’s #WritingBored hashtag game on Twitter. You race to the docks, knowing each minute without your pen is valuable words unwritten. Your story is dissolving before your eyes, as surely as…

You Could Write Anything

Go on. Try it. Maybe start with a word. The most lovely word. Your favourite, in fact. Describe its colours. Describe its sound. Tell us about the music it forms in your mind. Set that paragraph into a context. A scene. A moment. A…

Mundane Description

“Annie! Annie, are you up yet? I’m taking the kids to school!” Avery’s voice carries well throughout the house and reminds me of home. I’m awake, but have yet to rise. I have to now. First stop is the bathroom. I see to Mother…