Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction: Cock up

“Well, where is it?” said Comrade Whipp. The frustration and impatience he was trying and failing to mask seeped into his voice. “We were told this was a hall for venerating your ancestors, or some such feudal garbage. Where is … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Life/Cycle

As I lie here, immobile, I look back on my life. The best memories come first: sunshine, a hillside, flying fast, wind whipping through her hair. Her name was Melanie, and we met four years ago. Melanie, Melanie… She had … Continue reading

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Fiction: Curse of the Rose

The briars had been there since I could remember. They made a wall so thick and thorny that not even my dragon–the best climber I knew–could find a way through. That did not stop us from trying. “If I have … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Underworld

This story can now be seen in Spittoon Literary Magazine Issue 1, published in Beijing. Shout-out to the guys at Spittoon! Mama had always told him mermaids were real. She had grown up on a tiny island somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Earth to Earth

Interplanetary Alliance Historical Record 6778 Excerpt from a Common Tongue log kept by the Queen of Ktkkh When the ones from the stars arrived, we made a bad first impression. In our defence, we had never seen creatures with so … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: At the Crossroads

I. This place has been our home perhaps since time began. We only know that we cannot remember existing anywhere other than this crossroads, as far back as our memory treads. We knew this place when it was nothing but … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Outstanding in his field

Gary’s gaze drifted to the plaque nailed to the wall above his desk for the twelfth time that day. Ram of the Year, it read. He sighed. The plaque had been hanging there for a few months now, ever since … Continue reading

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