Flash Fiction – Vacuum (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

Geyle watched the world spin below her. She tapped her foot gently on the window that separated her from the vacuum of space. The sound echoed inside the table, a gentle tap tap tap to match the gentle rhythm of her heartbeat. Most hated the training area, being exposed on four sides to the vast … More Flash Fiction – Vacuum (Stories on a Theme – “Space”)

Flash Fiction – Secret (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash No one can know. Not because that they cannot be trusted, but the knowledge would destroy. It would betray people. That’s what justifies it. At least, I hope so. I hope so much. Patrick stopped writing, his pen poised above the paper. The letter was written. This … More Flash Fiction – Secret (From the Archives)

Flash Fiction – Halcyon (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

Xeen remembered those days, before all this. Before the power started going.  Before the food began running out. Before before. A time when he would run in the street with his friends, scales glinting in the suns double glare. When he would be accepted into the world. When he was part of the community. He … More Flash Fiction – Halcyon (Stories on a Theme – “Peace”)

Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)

“Oh will you just do it,” Uler sighed, pinching the bridge of her nose. The cadet smirked. They always did when they started. Thought they knew it all. “I’m fine,” the cadet said, coughing slightly. She didn’t need this, not today. “Take the damn pills,” she said, shoving the bottle into the cadet’s hand, “you’re … More Flash Fiction – Belligerent (100 words)

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

Leap of Faith – Prompts on a Theme Special (Valentines Day)

Another short flash fiction based on the prompt “Valentines Day”. Happy valentines!  Maria loved stories with happy endings. The romance ones especially, the ones where two people were just in sync. Partners against the world. She hugged her favorite novel close to her chest – The First Love by Agatha Stawdrop. It helped, a little, … More Leap of Faith – Prompts on a Theme Special (Valentines Day)