Tag Archives: Short Story

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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75 Word Short Story – Great Day

The alarm surprised me. I tried to remember the last time it had woken me, but couldn’t. I laughed. Last night was the best night’s sleep since… forever. And this was the first time I’d laughed in just as long. … 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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Halloween Footprints

Well it’s still Halloween in the majority of the English speaking world, and it seems I’ve been leaving spooky Halloween footprints all over the place. Firstly, the (not bitchy at all) Literature Bitch held a Six Word Story of Horror … 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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