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Patience (100 Words – Flash Fiction)

“I’m waiting,” Rane hissed, tapping his foot impatiently. Natre glared at him as she turned the dial on the safe. They didn’t have long, but the pressure was not helping. This was all about patience. Of which Rane had limited amounts. “Almost there,” Natre said, pressing her ear to the safe. She turned the dial… Continue reading Patience (100 Words – Flash Fiction)

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Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “GET UP!” The Commander’s voice boomed through the barracks, “IT’S TESTING DAY!” Ethye groaned, pulling the covers over her head. Her body ached from yesterday’s practice time trial, her head burned with the alcohol they had drunk afterwards, and her whole sense of self was screaming to… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Exhaustion (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Ignorance (A Teacup Story)

“What’s the reading again?” Frena asked, peering at her graph. She could barely make out the readings in the light from her headtorch. “445,” Grenac replied, peering through the telescope, “that’s another 445 for the list.” Frena peered at the graph, marking a small x where the 445 line was. The current trend was for… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Ignorance (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – Honesty (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Not truth. Truth is about fact. Black and white. Right and wrong. Honesty is about emotion. Feelings, raw and naked. It is crying, hard tears as you choke out secrets. It is screaming your hatred at someone. It is holding someone close as you confess your love… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Honesty (From the Archives)

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Lessons from Nano (November Update)

How is it the end of November already? I swear a minute ago it was August, and now we’re closing in on the end of the year at the speed of light. This month, my focus has all be on Nanowrimo, which has meant my short flash fiction & other short stories have taken somewhat… Continue reading Lessons from Nano (November Update)

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Flash Fiction – Growth (100 Words)

How do you grow, not physically, but mentally? You have to make mistakes. Sometimes mistakes happen to you. Things that aren’t fair. Things that are wrong. But they happen all the same. You know this – it’s a fact of life. A fact of the universe. Things happen. Some aren’t so good. But it’s how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Growth (100 Words)

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Flash Fiction – Setup (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “Get up,” Hecura said, kicking Lord Uldrige with her foot and sending him across the courtier’s debating floor. Uldrige coughed blood onto the arm of his white jacket as he staggered to his feet. “I have told you before,” Uldrige growled, “you do not own those lands.… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Setup (From the Archives)

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Newsletter Story – 3%

Silence is one of the most terrifying things in the world. It’s the lack of life, of activity, that scares me the most. The halting moment between breaths, when you too try to stay as quiet as possible. It makes me feel small, like the world is closing in around me. Waiting for me to… Continue reading Newsletter Story – 3%

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Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash A sickening twisted, warped view of the world. That you are right. That the world is wrong. That even worse, the world owes you something. And when you don’t get it? Well, you do what you’ve always done. What you always will do because you refuse to… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Goal (100 Words)

It’s the thing you’ll work towards. The end achievement. The thing that is worth all the blood and the sweat and the tears. It’s the thing that gets you up in the morning when you’re already tired. It’s the thing that makes you push further, push harder, go beyond the boundaries of what you think… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Goal (100 Words)