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Flash Fiction: Lady of the Manor

Flash Fiction: Lady of the Manor

It was a sunny day in Nashville, Tennessee. The curtains were drawn back, allowing the afternoon light to flood the walk-in closet of the master bedroom. Bridget stood with her hips leaning against the marble island – one hand clutching a glass of champagne and the […]

Flash Fiction: ‘Come Home’

Flash Fiction: ‘Come Home’

I wrap my coat tightly around me and bury my chin in my scarf in an attempt to escape the cold wind. This was meant to be a quiet Sunday morning, spent snuggling deep in bed with a mug of coffee. But here I am, […]

Flash Fiction: ‘Frosty Panes’

Flash Fiction: ‘Frosty Panes’

The black BMW cruised to a halt before the red light. Kunle’s fingers drummed impatiently on the steering wheel. He flicked his wrist to check the time on his Cartier watch, it was a quarter past 9:00 AM. The Sunday Church Service would begin in ten minutes. “We’re […]

Flash Fiction – ‘Dinner at La Palma’

Flash Fiction – ‘Dinner at La Palma’

Chichi couldn’t concentrate on the Excel report she was working on, she still had an hour till she could log off and head home. She was giddy with excitement and could hardly contain herself, it was her birthday today. Turning 33 wasn’t really a milestone age, but […]

Flash Fiction  – ‘Prisoners’

Flash Fiction – ‘Prisoners’

R.I.S.O.N Sade leaned back and surveyed the scrabble board. She calmly placed the ‘P’ tile on a triple letter score square. She looked out the window, heavy rain had been pouring down for hours. The howling winds threw leaves in the air and bent the […]

Flash Fiction – ‘Catching the Flight’

Flash Fiction – ‘Catching the Flight’

The incessant ring of the alarm startled Anna awake. She sat upright in bed and flicked the alarm off, it was 5:15 am. She placed her head in her hands as she tried to recall her plan for the day. Was today Monday? She thought. […]

Flash Fiction – ‘Click.Pose.Click’

Flash Fiction – ‘Click.Pose.Click’

Click. Pose. Click. I squint at the picture I had just taken on my iPhone. Darn that double chin, I think. Arm stretched out higher, I dip my chin to create a slimmer profile. Click. Click. Click. Scrutinise again… My nose looks a bit oily. […]

Flash Fiction – ‘Mother Dearest’

Flash Fiction – ‘Mother Dearest’

  He opened the door and saw her lying in her bed… weak, pale, barely breathing but still alive – his mother. The dark room was dimly lit by a lamp, heavy drapes were drawn against the morning light. The smell of damp, old clothes […]