Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Very short self-contained stories, usually between 200 and 800 words.

A Rainy Afternoon

It was raining outside; not simply rain, but waves cascading down in a ceaseless deluge. Wall-like sheets of the stuff were the only thing visible out the window, casting a watery grey light into the Burnwood common room – which, … Continue reading

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Being Normal

part of this thing All Kristin really wanted in life was to be normal. To outward appearances she seemed normal enough; good grades but not great, a decent boyfriend, a small group of friends, a license but no car. Nothing … Continue reading

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One-on-One Combat

30 days of fiction list Day 23: Prompt: falling There were a lot of other ways this could have gone. A bullet to the head, a tear-filled reconciliation, a mysterious third party interrupting the confrontation… Falling off the roof of … Continue reading

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Felinity

Prompt: Write a scene as a cat It is very difficult, the scrawled note begins, to write without thumbs. But I will persist with the experiment, if writing take me all night. Day 1 has gone much as expected. The … Continue reading

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Fooling a Dragon (Three Word Wednesday CCXXXIV)

the details the words: loud, persuasive, riches – – – – – The gold coins each landed with an audible clink, echoing through the chamber. Clink. Clink. Clink clink. “Perhaps,” it rumbled, enclosing the remaining coins in its massive talons, … Continue reading

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