Let It Burn – Flash Fiction

The fire was getting closer. She was unable to move. Stuck. In Fear. All she could do was watch as the flames danced and flared. The smoke was growing thicker and darker. It burned at her nasal and vocal passages, making her cough and sputter. The heat making her skin break out in sweat. The... Continue Reading →

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Trapped – Flash Fiction

He whizzed round and round, rebounding off every surface he came into contact with. Confined. Desperately looking for an out. He could see the outside world, but couldn’t reach it. Wanted to be anywhere but here. He hated feeling so small, so confined. He wasn’t designed to be that way. How he longed to travel... Continue Reading →

Unexpected – Flash Fiction

She sat scowling at the bathroom wall in front of her. Usually she looked for images amongst the earthy patterns of the slate, but now was a time for scowling. She’d been looking forward to a nice long hot bath all day. With pain in both her neck and lower back, she wanted the soothing... Continue Reading →

Henry VIII I Am – Flash Fiction

They knew as soon as he walked in that he was likely to cause trouble. A crazy dressed as Henry VIII. Just another day in the life of a museum - a home for waifs and strays sometimes. “Sir, please don’t touch the display” “Sir, you can’t touch that!” “Security!” Standing up straight, puffing his... Continue Reading →

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 →

Hiding Place – Flash Fiction

She had walked around the museum for an hour before coming across the collection of Japanese pottery. It was the only thing she had been interested in. she was awed by the intricate design and detail of the vases and urns. The light of the room perfectly reflected in the flecks of gold embedded in... 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 →

Blatherskite – Flash Fiction

Blatherskite:- N:/ A person who talks at great length without making much sense *** It was like she had no filter whatsoever. Every single thought could not simply be thought; they had to always be verbalised, sent out to the world, weather the world wanted to hear them or not. At first you thought she... Continue Reading →

Change of Plans – Flash Fiction

He held the door open for his wife, but she never made it through. His heart rate quickening, he saw her in a heap, in the middle of the road, passersby beginning to surround her. His insides suddenly felt very solid, very heavy. Reaching her, he collapsed to his knees beside her, begging for some... Continue Reading →

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