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. … More Stress (100 Words)

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 … More Flash Fiction – Honesty (From the Archives)

Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash A sickening twisted, warped view of the world. That you are right. That the world is wrong. That even worse, the world owes you something. And when you don’t get it? Well, you do what you’ve always done. What you always will do because you refuse to … More Flash Fiction – Delusion (From the Archives)

Flash Fiction – Goodbye Anger (From the Archives)

First posted in 2017. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash Anger is a good emotion, a strong emotion. It is an emotion which comes from wanting to fight back against the world, a person, a situation. It is vibrant reds and oranges, it is pure brilliant white like the heat of a forge. Anger shapes you, if … More Flash Fiction – Goodbye Anger (From the Archives)

100 Words – Soft

[100 Words – a short story based on one word in 100 words or less] Gentle, comforting. A warm embrace, a gentle encouragement to do better. That’s what you think it means. But you know it also is the fact you’re not as strong as you thought. You’re not strong. You’re not hard as stone. … More 100 Words – Soft