Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Micro Fiction – Paragraph Planet

Paragraph Planet is a micro-fiction website that has been publishing a new 75-word story (including any title) every single day since November 2008. Yes, exactly 75-words, no more, no less. Yesterday I had my third published by them, so to … Continue reading

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Paragraph Planet. Again.

  Where have I been? I know, and you probably don’t care. But it doesn’t really matter where I’ve been, but more what I have been up to. And that’s writing. A little. And planning my writing. A lot. And the … Continue reading

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Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words (For sale: baby shoes, never worn.) and is said to have called it his best work. Okay, so I’ve posted 140 character Twitter stories before, but 6-word-stories are about as short … Continue reading

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Max sat amongst the dead.

Chuck Wendig is hosting a flash fiction challenge over on his blog. Following on from a ‘write a kick-ass opening line’ challenge, this is to write a piece of flash fiction starting with one of the handful of opening lines Chuck picked out … Continue reading

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Twitter story

Cat Connor and James Houston Turner held a  Tweet length Story Competition recently, and I’m pleased to say I’m one of the winners. Compared to Literature Bitch’s 6-word story, 140 characters felt positively roomy. Here’s my entry: First date. Shower … Continue reading

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Short Story Podcast – The Fourth of July

You may recall that a few months ago, I wrote a flash fiction piece for Morgen Bailey to coincide with American Independence Day. I wrote the imaginatively titled The Fourth of July. You can read it here. Well, this is … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Crosshair

A blast from the past (for me). I wrote this piece of flash fiction a few years ago. Thought it was about time I dusted it off. Crosshair The crosshair moved smoothly, from one person to another, pausing only briefly … Continue reading

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