Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Symptoms Of Unrest: Flash Fiction 99 Words

Symptoms of Unrest Muriel waddled into the doctor’s office. “What can I do for you,” asked the doctor while staring at his computer screen. Muriel sniffed. “Well, my nose feels blocked and according to my husband, I snore.” “Have you … Continue reading

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Flight Of The Tiger Moth: Black And White, Secrets And Flash Fiction

Meanwhile, back at the Summerhouse… Yesterday, my plan was to kick-start day one of the Black & White 5 day Photo Challenge for which I was tagged by Lilka  at BBlessed! and then by Jude at Travel Worlds. It’s a … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Water Rat

The small, wooden boats lined the riverbank in a neat row exactly as Ken remembered, waiting for hire by visitors suddenly overcome with the urge to take to the water. Idiots. Ken ambled along the path, keeping one eye on … Continue reading

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Feeling Good

 A second chance. A new dawn. A new day. This is the prompt for Charli’s flash fiction challenge in 99 words, no  more, no less (with the accompanying photograph in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge, ‘Rule of Thirds’): Feeling … Continue reading

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Compassion: 99 Word Flash Fiction

Gather your eggs and flour, load up on lemons and sprinkle the sugar, for today is Pancake Day! I missed celebrating Pancake Day when living in California. Even though I made my English pancakes (thinner and larger than American pancakes, … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Jungle

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned? How about this:  Hell hath no fury like a writer stopped from writing. Or submitting. Last week was not pretty but I did manage to get my submission in, by the skin … Continue reading

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Of Angels, Christmas Tree Festivals And A Flash Fiction

Every year for one week in December, Cheap Street Church in the quaint English market town of Sherborne, Dorset, holds a Christmas Tree Festival. Each tree is decorated by a charity or local club. This is what greets you upon … Continue reading

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December’s Guest Storyteller, Sherri Matthews

Originally posted on Sarah Potter Writes:
Sherri is a freelance writer, published in a variety of national magazines, websites, and anthologies.  She is writing her first book, a memoir, and regularly publishes articles, memoir bites, flash fiction and poetry on…

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99 Word Flash Fiction: No Way Out Part Five: Breathe

Time for Tuesday’s 99 word flash fiction over at Carrot Ranch.  Rolls around fast doesn’t it?  This week Charli has asked us this: ‘ In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a rut. The rut can be … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: No Way Out Part Four: The Grave

It’s Tuesday, flash fiction time over at Carrot Ranch, which means more of Bill here at the Summerhouse.   But before I go, can I just say a huge thank you to those of you who have shown such an … Continue reading

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