You’ve Got 10 Seconds to Save Your Life – Flash Fiction

“10” I started counting down; it was the only thing I could think of. “9” what kind of psycho gives someone seconds to change his mind? “8” There’s no real reason to keep me alive, so why should he? “7” God I hope this works “6” I’m counting down to my own death! “5” He... Continue Reading →

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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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