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Confrontation (100 Words -Flash Fiction)

“FIGHT ME!” Tranegath roared at Hulun. Hulun struggled, his head still ringing from the previous blow. It would not be long before the guards came to separate them, but this was his chance to do some real damage to the bully of the prison. Hulun coughed, trying to distract Tranegath as he reached down to… Continue reading Confrontation (100 Words -Flash Fiction)

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Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “It is done,” Relen announced across the silent room. He put the pen down on the tablet as he watched his signature flash into the stone surface which lay below it. It was only in stone that an accord like this could be signed. Stone couldn’t be… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Accord (From the Archives)

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Why Self Care is Important (Opinion Blog)

I have an ongoing balance between finding enough time to write, and then beating myself up when something else takes priority. It’s a constant balance that I’ve talked about before, which dominates most of my walking moments. If you were to google online how long it takes to write a book (let alone write it),… Continue reading Why Self Care is Important (Opinion Blog)

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The Appointment (Teacup Story – Flash Fiction)

“So,” the Manager said, “I believe we have an appointment.” Chela smiled, thinly at the Manager. No one knew her name, her real name. It was just The Manager, who had been running the establishment for the last forty years. And still, she did not look at day older than when she had arrived, sixty… Continue reading The Appointment (Teacup Story – Flash Fiction)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

First posted in 2019. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Greyn slid the heavy gold coin across the wooden table. The metal made an awful scraping noise in the otherwise silent room. The fortune teller looked down at the coin, the bells laced into his hair tinkling together as he did so. “What brings the Daughter of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (From the Archives)

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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)