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)
“We’re all the same, under our skin. The same hearts beat, the same souls speak. Just because one is mechanoid and the other is carbon, does not mean we are not equal!” The speaker’s voice rang out across the square, dampened by the heavy rain. Fabia paid him no mind - even though she felt… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Small World (Stories on a Theme “Human”)
What’s in a name? Not much, and everything at the same time. A level of identity that is so core to yourself that you can barely understand how to exist without a name. But a name, a name you choose yourself. A name that you pick out of a list, a name with history or… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Name of Things (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)
When Imogen kissed Natalie, she felt her heart explode. It was not just live, but the intensity of want that bubbled up inside her which took her by surprise. She hadn’t even been crushing over Natalie for that long (okay, it felt like a long time to her, but 6 weeks was not long in… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Intense (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)
“You’ve just had a snack,” Emma said to her daughter, Madeline, who continued tugging at her leg and pointing at the biscuit jar. “Biscuit,” she said, grinning up at Emma with a toothy grin. “You’ve had one,” Emma said. Madeline’s lip began to wobble, a tell tale sign of another toddler tantrum brewing. “You can’t… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Snack Time (Stories on a Theme “Food”)
Power is sometimes considered a dirty word, a word you don’t want to use because it means you have power over something. It’s an element of submission, you, the person with the power, over something or someone. You’re the one in control. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes power comes from within, a courageous… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Assertive (Stories on a Theme “Power”)
"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… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Lakeside (Stories on a Theme – “Stagnant”)
You can't move forwards or backwards. You can't change what is. It just is. It's a fact. Facts can't be changed. No matter how much you hate them.