Flash Fiction

Here you can find the latest Flash Fiction posts. New posts are added weekly.


  • Nov 23, 2016 The fire engine arrived too late Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Horses’ hooves striking cobbles broke through my haze. I turned searching for the source. They were here; the fire engine arrived too late. “Lady,” the captain said scrambling down. His eyes moving past me to the building collapsing behind me. I couldn’t turn, couldn’t look. I’d spent the last half hour doing nothing ... continue reading
  • Nov 16, 2016 The truth is I'm worth nothing to her alive Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. The roses were a splash of oranges and yellows against grey stone. Her tear was almost lost in the rain. Almost. Turning, I sighed. Orl waited. “They’d bring you back,” he said. I snorted, shouldering past him. At least as much as an insubstantial being could. “They would.” The words chased me. “You stopped ... continue reading
  • Nov 9, 2016 The victim had tried to write something as he was dying Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. I stepped through the mahogany doors. Posh. The inspector straightened beside a desk revealing the man slumped over it. Posh and gory. “The victim had tried to write something as he was dying,” the inspector gestured to a piece of parchment. I read the few visible words. I, Nikhil Monolito, being of sound mind ... continue reading
  • Nov 2, 2016 He had enjoyed ten years of being totally irresponsible Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Ryder welcomed the shadow at plays end. He had enjoyed ten years of being totally irresponsible. Ten years and the price was due and the decayed waited. “Stick together,” he heard a voice say behind. “If we stick together it can’t be too bad.” The words fell into hopeless repetition. Hopeless wasn’t ... continue reading
  • Oct 26, 2016 He should have never been there in the first place Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Shoving the window open, Tess gulped in air. The prince’s pounding below beat with her pulse. “Lady?” her butler asked behind her. Four hours and he hadn’t given up. Not that he would. Not with his reason stolen. She felt a hand grip her shoulder. “Tess, the witch arrives soon. If she finds ... continue reading
  • Oct 19, 2016 The pen hadn't been worth stealing Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. “You’re late,” I said glowering as the man approached. I hated waiting. Especially on long nights. He dismounted from his horse a swirl of cloak and eyes. “You secured the package?” he asked ignoring my ire. He always did. “Yeah, I got it.” I said holding up the case with the Quill of ... continue reading
  • Oct 12, 2016 She's been missing since Friday and he's not worried Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. “She’s been missing since Friday and he’s not worried.” Her voice carried to the loft where Jax lay and the hushed conversation didn’t end there. Or get less insulting. Apparently her parents had forgotten that darkness didn’t mean sleeping. Or that whispers weren’t quiet to mage hearing. The accusation might ... continue reading
  • Oct 5, 2016 The lights appeared out of the darkness Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. The shipped shuddered rhythmically. “Come on,” Jacelyn said riding the controls. Dylan wouldn’t forgive her if they failed to reach Scout Station. If he woke again. The worn med bay was barely stocked, and he needed help. Bucking, the ship refused her control. Jacelyn cut the thrusters setting the ship drifting ... continue reading
  • Sep 28, 2016 Who would have poisoned the old man's dog Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. “Who would have poisoned the old man’s dog?” The whisper circled ‘round the crowd as he cradled his whimpering companion. Harmless was the pair of them, the village knew it. At least that’s what they thought. I knew better. I’d learned their secret sheltering in his cellar last winter. It’d seemed a ... continue reading
  • Sep 21, 2016 Morals were for the weak Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. “Morals are for the weak.” Her master’s ere was directed elsewhere; Zeppora breathed wrapped in her shadows. Today she promised herself. His victim looked about though. First mistake. The master’s steel cut a river through the lair’s gloom. The runt screamed, dropping as the dagger struck. Second mistake. Zeppora shifted onto the balls of ... continue reading

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