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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 – 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… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Goodbye Anger (From the Archives)

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100 Words – Jealousy

[100 Words - a short story based on one word in 100 words or less] It’s not fair, and you know it. You want it. You want what they have. You feel your mind growling at how unjust it is that they have that and you don’t. You can’t have it. It’s not yours. But… Continue reading 100 Words – Jealousy

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Almost There – “Stories on a Theme” (Home)

[Stories on a Theme - a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] It's the almost home feeling, the place before you're truly home but you're so close. You sigh. Your journey is almost over. It doesn't matter where… Continue reading Almost There – “Stories on a Theme” (Home)

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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.… Continue reading 100 Words – Soft

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100 Words – New

[100 Words - a short story on the word in the title based on 100 words or less] Beginnings. Starting afresh. The joy of the unknown. The possibility of an uncharted journey. But also the fear. The doubt. The worry that it won’t work out. The worry that you should stick with what you know.… Continue reading 100 Words – New

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100 Words – Satisfy

[100 Words - a short story based on one word in 100 words or less] What makes you whole. A smile, on your face. the thing that gives you purpose and drive. A dream, mostly likely. Possible or not, it drives you forward to better places, better things. A better you.

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

100 Words – Wing

[100 words - Story based on one word in 100 words or less] Flying above the world. Freedom to look down on life, existence and not be a part of it. You sit, looking through your tiny aeroplane window and just watch the world fall away beneath you. Your problems, your reality is down there.… Continue reading 100 Words – Wing

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Teacup Story – Music

Geoff played to forget, to remember, to feel (Genre - General, Rating - PG) Geoff played the music not for practice, but to just let himself go. It was not something that non-musicians would understand. Whilst you had to learn the technical skill, whilst you had to practice again and again, whilst you could perform… Continue reading Teacup Story – Music