Anxious – Flash Fiction

A wave of anxiety washed over her. Heart beat racing, hands clammy, stomach in need of being still. A tightness lay claim to her throat, giving her the urge to heave, but there was nothing to bring up. Her mind tried to comprehend; he’s been in an accident. He could be seriously injured - what... Continue Reading →

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It Goes On – Prose Piece

The world didn’t stop because he had. It continued on it’s axis of perpetual motion through time and space as it had always done. His death was of no consequence to the rest of the population - they went about their mediocre lives as usual. They’d feel this kind of pain one day. One day... Continue Reading →

Perspective – Flash Fiction

“It’s right there” he pointed enthusiastically “Where?” “There - right there” he was getting frustrated now. How many times could he point and say the word there before she finally realised what he was looking at, what he wanted her to see. She could be so dense sometimes, he thought “By that monument thing on... Continue Reading →

Shared Feelings – Flash Fiction

They’d been working together in silence. A comfortable silence. They each got on with their own work, doing what they had to do with no chatter, no laughter. It certainly wasn’t unusual for them to do so, but it was definitely not the norm to be so quiet, so engrossed in their own work. “You... Continue Reading →

Haunted – Flash Fiction

“It’s been 15 years, but I still regret what happened at the lake that night” “I know,” she replied softly, “but it did happen. You can’t change it now; you need to forgive yourself – I’ve forgiven you” “But I killed you!” his voice strained “and you’ve had to live with that on your conscience;... Continue Reading →

Buttons

It was when a button popped off, straining under the pressure of holding his blue shirt closed, that he realised something needed to be done. That shirt was the largest one he could find in the shop when he’d brought it, only a few months ago. The thought of going to a specialist clothes shop,... Continue Reading →

An exercise in dialogue

A little experimentation with dialogue here. I've used no descriptive sentences or set the scene, hoping that it will all come across in the speech I have created. I would love to receive feedback on this as my dialogue always needs a bit of work. Happy Reading ~SK~ “What are these sentences? Names, descriptions of behaviour... Continue Reading →

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