Tag: death

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. […]

Thieving Girls and Caring Fathers

Thieving Girls and Caring Fathers

Title: The Book Thief Author: Markus Zusak Date Published: December 2007 The Book Thief was my second foray into Young Adult Fiction, my first being The Hunger Games trilogy. I was on the search for a great book in a genre I hadn’t read for […]

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 […]