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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 – 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 – Bored (100 Words)

"Eugh" Lucy said to her computer screen. It was another slow day. No emails, no new work. Just processing documents until 5pm. She glanced at the clock. It flashed at her the numbers 9:05am in torment. A whole 7.5 hours she had to fill with something. I need a new job, Lucy thought as she dragged… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Bored (100 Words)

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

A smile can hide so many things. It can hide thoughts. Thoughts you don’t want to share because they’re buried too deep. Because people won’t understand. So you smile. It can hide feelings. The feelings that people don’t understand because they’re illogical. They make you feel illogical. So you just smile. When people ask how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Sometimes (A Teacup Story)

Sometimes it’s not even the memory that catches you, but the lack of one. The moment you sit, in a moment, and breathe it in. And you realise how different now is to then, and what now means to you. It’s a mirror, that moment that you see sometimes. A mirror that looks at your… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Sometimes (A Teacup Story)

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Flash Fiction – New Life (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

There is something generous and amazing about having a child. Not just the miracle of existence, but the idea that you can guide them through this world to help them bloom into the person they will become. You help them learn, encourage them, protect them. But most of all you step back and watch. Because… Continue reading Flash Fiction – New Life (Stories on a Theme “Parent”)

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Flash Fiction – Past (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

What is behind you can be forgotten. Technically. I mean, technically, it is no longer here and now. It is then and was and it’s not going to hurt you here. In the present. But you can’t shake the feeling that sits in your stomach, or in your fists or in your crossed legs. That… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Past (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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 the Queen here?” the fortune teller asked, waving… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hidden Future (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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Flash Fiction – Keeping Secrets (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

Arian lay her grandmother’s will out on the table in front of her. The house was quiet now, the family now having left hours before.  It was amazing how much a few words could tear apart them all, in so little time. Battles over the inheritance, battles over the legitimacy of their mother Irene, battles… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Keeping Secrets (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)

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Flash Fiction – Believe (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

The world will get better. You hope. The world will be kinder. You hope. The world will still be alive in the future. You hope. And yet, even though the world around you burns in the fires of forests and politics, you believe that there is hope still, hope that the world will still get… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Believe (Stories on a Theme “Human”)