Chainsaw – Flash Fiction

The sound of the chainsaw, of rusty metal grinding upon rusty metal, chilled him to the very core of himself. His skin felt instantly clammy, his knees clattering together as he sat on the small chair of splintered wood. The man wielding the chainsaw stood menacingly before him enjoying the sense of God-like power that... Continue Reading →

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Unopened – Flash Fiction

There it lay before her, unopened. Like a Pandora’s box, she didn’t know what could be unleashed; the havoc it could possibly cause if she opened it. Would Schrödinger’s cat be alive or dead? She couldn’t walk away from it. Fixated by it, by it’s intricate design. Captivating. She was scared, unsure, uncertain of what... Continue Reading →

Shapeshifter – Flash Fiction

He was stunned. The stranger in front of him looked exactly like the girl he dreamed about. She’s just a figment of my imagination, he thought to himself, she’s not real, just my dream. I’m just seeing things. She smiled at him and said hello. “You can’t be” he stated in a hushed tone, “you’re... 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 →

Mood Ring – Flash Fiction

  Her hands were warm, unusually so, and there was something about her smile that made his stomach flip, and not in a good way. Greeting each other as they usually did, they began walking in the direction of his parents’ house for their first meeting with her, his new girlfriend. It was the first... 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 →

The Mystery of Her

Day after day, year after year, he had said nothing of his affections. He often thought about doing so, of coming right out with it but he just couldn’t do it. Scared of more rejection, the fear of being even more alone if she spurned him. The one time he did try to tell her... Continue Reading →

Car Share

I felt suddenly, that the centre of this man’s attention was a very bad place to be. The usually flowing conversation stopped dead. The silence that fell was intense. Feeling awkward and intimidated I shuffled in my seat; my heart felt cold and heavy as he directed his gaze at me. I held eye contact... Continue Reading →

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