Nobody ever knew who was really “borrowing” the bicycles in the village.
“I did NOT murder my wife,” the email began. Roger stared nervously at the screen of his laptop. The email continued with various expletives, insults as to his writing ability, suggestions he might try another career, and then, the final sentence. “I demand you take this garbage down immediately. Derek.” It wasn’t fair. Roger wasContinue reading “Flash Fiction 3 – “I did NOT murder my wife.””
This little piece was written as part of the Mythology Workshop over at The 13th Floor Paradigm. The topic was “Gods and Goddesses visit the 21st century” and the individual story prompt was “Hermes was tired of working as a mailman”. * * * * * * * * * Hermes was tired of beingContinue reading “Mythology Workshop 1 – Hermes was tired of working as a mailman”
There’s a story here, but I’m not sure what it is. Either these characters are star-crossed lovers, or the Elf King is a very annoying house-guest.
Alberto was sitting on a hillside overlooking the west coast of Ireland, admiring his fine lace cuffs, when he spotted a young man on the path below. He was beside him in an instant, “Do you mind if I walk with you, this dark night?” “No worries mate,” the young man replied, adjusting his backpack,Continue reading “Flash Fiction – 2. The Vampire of Ballymorren”
It started just after she bought the new storage boxes for her bedroom. A shiny bit of clear plastic-like material was lying on the floor. It must have come off the boxes, Helen thought, as she picked up the bit and threw it away. She hadn’t noticed where the boxes were made. In some low-costContinue reading “Flash Fiction – 1. Bits”
Short fiction for reading on the run. Strange signs, ghostly apparitions, mad bosses, unlucky writers, Old World vampires, desert adventures and strange hotels on the Australian coast – all coming very soon!
My blog’s been live for just over a month now, and I’ve had a bit of a “post-it-and-hope-for-the-best” attitude to my content. Last Saturday, I sat down and had a good look at the blog – and realised that frankly, it was kind of a mess – in fact it was a real dog’s dinner.Continue reading “Weekly Drawing 5 – A Blog’s Dinner”