Planet (100 Words)

“Would you look at that,” Zeeta said from the cockpit. The spaceshuttle arced gracefully downwards towards Planet 34-5, known in previous generations as Planet Earth. Small white clouds were punctuated against the bright blue of the planet. Apparently that was called a sea. So much water, Zeeta thought. It seemed almost impossible. “I wonder what … More Planet (100 Words)

Fear (100 Words)

The feeling was not of anger or of hatred. It was the bone sinking, gut wrenching quiet whisper of doubt.  It was the thoughts Felicity didn’t even know where there until Gerrard had pointed them out. Her snappiness. Her temper.  She was scared, scared for them all, but she’d never admit it.  She’d never admit … More Fear (100 Words)

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

“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 … More Flash Fiction – Small World (Stories on a Theme “Human”)

Flash Fiction – Name of Things (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

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 … More Flash Fiction – Name of Things (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

Flash Fiction – Intense (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 … More Flash Fiction – Intense (Stories on a Theme “Magnetism”)

Flash Fiction – Snack Time (Stories on a Theme “Food”)

“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 … More Flash Fiction – Snack Time (Stories on a Theme “Food”)

Flash Fiction – Assertive (Stories on a Theme “Power”)

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 … More Flash Fiction – Assertive (Stories on a Theme “Power”)