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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 – 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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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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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 – 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)

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Flash Fiction – Song (A Teacup Story)

Some songs, some music, touches parts of you that you otherwise cannot interact with. The parts of you that you can’t handle without a tune to sooth the pain away, to allow yourself to look inwards at the cause of the pain and sit with it. Learn from it. Heal. There are songs that teach… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Song (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – Kind (100 Words)

Sometimes it's easier to be harsh than it is kind.  Kindness takes self reflection. A pause before you respond. It takes selflessness to be kind. To choose a better path even if your feels demand another.  But even though it harder, the world deserves more kindness in it.  So try to be kind.

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Flash Fiction – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Tariik threw the cloak at Raen. “Put it on,” he said. Raen picked up the cloak, disgusted. She had been the lowly begger last week. It should be Tariik’s turn to put on the stupid outfit and pretend to be robbed by Raen.  Raen sniffed the cloak. It still smelt of gutter oil and mud… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Bluff (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

"Don't do it," the Captain warned.  Kenl smirked. What did the Captain know about how to use these jewels? Nothing. He thought they were just treasure to be plundered like anything else.  But Kenl knew. She knew the truth.  "Wat?" she spat back, purposefully dropping her home accent into her voice. She could see the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Bluff (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)