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Flash Fiction – Hairstyle (From the Archives)

First posted in 2018. || Image Credit: Photo by Alice Hampson on Unsplash “I like what you’ve done with your hair,” Cassie said as Lyra sat down opposite her “it’s lighter?” “Much,” Lyra said, grinning, “did it myself.” Cassie raised her eyebrows. “Really?” she said, handing over the menu to Lyra to choose. Cassie had already chosen fifteen minutes ago,… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Hairstyle (From the Archives)

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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 – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Tariik threw the cloak at Raen. “Put it on,” he said. Raen picked up the cloak, disgusted. She had been the lowly begger last week. It should be Tariik’s turn to put on the stupid outfit and pretend to be robbed by Raen.  Raen sniffed the cloak. It still smelt of gutter oil and mud… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Disguise (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Cream (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Ineg brushed her fingers across the top of the cream pot. The thick blue substance stuck to her fingers. She held it up in front of the mirror, holding back her hair with her other hand as she carefully dabbed the cream onto the top of her forehead. The makeup was a practised art by… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Cream (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Paint (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

“Ugh my back,” Helen grumbled as she rolled the paint roller up and down the wall. The idea to paint the front of the house had been her idea, but by god was she regretting it now. “Don’t give up,” Terr said, hovering in mid-air half way up the building. He had a way of… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Paint (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Shot to the Head (From the Archives)

“Don’t mind if I do,” Phevra said as she stepped over the decimated corpse of the bar owner. Her boots were heavy against the wood floor, echoing through the empty bar and probably to the enhanced ears of the few Afterlifes that were wandering around the town. She pulled a shot glass from under the… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Shot to the Head (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

A smile can hide so many things. It can hide thoughts. Thoughts you don’t want to share because they’re buried too deep. Because people won’t understand. So you smile. It can hide feelings. The feelings that people don’t understand because they’re illogical. They make you feel illogical. So you just smile. When people ask how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Smile (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Fleeing Monsters (From the Archives)

“So, you think this was a good idea?” Garek said cheerfully. Too cheerfully. They were the only ones left from their little group. It wouldn’t take long until the monsters found them too. Janee cradled the small stick of information that could hold the keys to defeating the creatures. Their last hope. Bevan had given… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Fleeing Monsters (From the Archives)

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Flash Fiction – Red Brick Wall (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Faye always wondered what was on the other side of the red brick wall.  It was at the bottom of the garden, far away from the house and the adults. Tucked in between the rose bush and behind the hedgerows, it was almost twice her height and coloured brown with time.  She was curious because… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Red Brick Wall (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

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Flash Fiction – Mask (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)

Vineck pulled the mask over his face. The long beak of the mask stuck our a good half a foot from his face.  He adjusted the straps at the back of his head. It was heavy, heavier than he remembered it was last week when he had done this.  But this week is different, he… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Mask (Stories on a Theme – “Facade”)