Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Boiling Point – FFfAW

Boiling Point Zak’s temper boiled and finally erupted. He stomped round the room, fists striking at empty space. How could she! After the months of fun they’d had, he’d never imagined she’d betray him. All he’d asked was her support … Continue reading

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Book Promotion: A Dash of Flash is Free on Amazon!

Just to let you know that the eBook version of my flash fiction / very short stories book, A Dash of Flash, will be free on Amazon until Sunday, July 16. Many of the 85 stories have been published on my … Continue reading

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Paint Me Green!

Paint Me Green! Sidney waited for the groundsman to put him down and stared at the figure ahead of him. ‘Glud…’ he croaked, confused and a little scared. ‘Where are we? ’ Glud turned and Sidney hooted. ‘Oh boy, you … Continue reading

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The Fiery Breath of Dragons – FFfAW

The Fiery Breath of Dragons They came before the land had wakened, as Groshan had known they would. Three mighty dragons, their fiery breaths patterning the pre-dawn sky with a brilliance as great as the Sun-god’s rise. From the entrance … Continue reading

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The Pathway Home – FFfAW

The Pathway Home It had been a sacred place for as long as anyone could remember. The stones pulsed with an awesome, deep-rooted power. Some said the gods had blessed them; others believed the stones were cursed. Only Grainne knew … Continue reading

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Time to Leave – FFfAW

Time to Leave Amber sensed his presence before she opened the door. The air had that familiar chill and she sighed, knowing it was time to leave. The old man had come to replace her and change people’s lives for … Continue reading

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Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper The first time Emily saw the outhouse at the bottom of the rambling, overgrown garden, she was entranced by the colourful foliage bedecking its red brick walls. Her family had only recently moved into this old house and … Continue reading

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The Game of Life – FFFAW

The Game of Life Max stared at the iron bars, cursing the day he’d met Sophie. He’d been happy before then, his future stretched out like an unplayed game. To Sophie he’d been little more than a prize bull, a … Continue reading

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Those Awful Stone Steps

Picking up her long skirts, Matilda climbed the stone steps, alternately cursing her aching knees and muttering unseemly criticisms of her husband. Why he couldn’t be like other men and have his workplace on the ground floor instead of eight … Continue reading

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Happier Times for Mum – FFFAW

Happier Times for Mum It had to be here, somewhere…! It was in his pocket a minute ago, then he’d taken it out to look at – and must have put it back in the wrong pocket. The one with the hole … Continue reading

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