Flash Fiction – Lakeside (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

“You’d have thought that this would be worse,” Tino said, prodding the edge of the lake with a stick. The seaweed was thick, too thick to support life. The whole lakes ecosystem had been killed for nothing more than shiny rocks. “It could have been worse,” Marei said, pulling out the robots from the back … More Flash Fiction – Lakeside (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

Flash Fiction – Leave it Behind (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

Yasmine knew that she had to leave. It wasn’t working, it wasn’t right. Sometimes you had to move on in order to grow and flourish. She knew this. She knew it to the core of her bones. But when she talked about moving out, of finding her own place, her parents always told her what … More Flash Fiction – Leave it Behind (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

Flash Fiction – Flash Fiction – A Job (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

“Ugh this is dull,” Harriet sighed as she opened up her laptop. No one heard her though. It was too early in the morning for most to come in. She’d have one hour to herself to try and get something done. At least for that hour she didn’t have to plaster a smile on her … More Flash Fiction – Flash Fiction – A Job (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)

Flash Fiction – Wrinkles (Stories on a Theme – “Ancient”)

Faye felt her age on that grey Tuesday morning. It sunk into her bones, her joints especially, sapping what little energy lay inside her. But it wasn’t just the weather or her bones that hurt today. Today her husbands ring felt heavy around her neck. Like a noose, not a memory, a reminder of how … More Flash Fiction – Wrinkles (Stories on a Theme – “Ancient”)