100 Words, flash fiction, Genre - Fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - Introspective, Rating - PG, Teacup & 100 Words, writing

Stress (100 Words)

It settles beneath your skin, into your very bones. You cannot help it. It is like a virus, slipping past your defences. You cannot help but feel the cold shiver running down your spine as you look at the clock and calculate how little time you have. The ask is too much, you know it.… Continue reading Stress (100 Words)

100 Words, flash fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - Introspective, Rating - PG, Teacup & 100 Words, writing

Slide (100 Words)

It’s not a breaking of a bond, but more a loosening. You see it, at first. The distance that has grown between you. Not from hatred, or any passionate emotion if you where honest. Just a quiet boredom that has gnawed away at you for years upon years. You know it will not last. You… Continue reading Slide (100 Words)

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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)

100 Words, flash fiction, Genre - Fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Rating - PG, Teacup & 100 Words, writing

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)

100 Words, flash fiction, Genre - Fiction, Genre - Free Writing, Genre - General, Rating - PG, Teacup & 100 Words

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”)