Flash Fiction – The Old Man Under the Bridge

A new flash fiction for the New Year. *  *  *  * She ran fast through the city streets. The first fireworks were lighting up the sky. She found him under a floodlit bridge. He stood, hands in his pockets, gazing at the lights reflected on the flowing river. A ball of red and goldenContinue reading “Flash Fiction – The Old Man Under the Bridge”

18. Signs

This week, an ominous tale…. *  *  *  *  * The signs had been read years before. The astrologers and the soothsayers, the readers of runes and the oracles in the mountains, all reported the same thing. 18. The king had sat in his throne room musing on the meaning of this sign. Over time,Continue reading “18. Signs”

Flash Fiction 16. Greek Myths

  “This one or that one?” Hayley looked over the rim of her book on Greek myths. Her two teenage nieces were sitting on the deck. With the soft green summer garden behind them, their smooth brows wrinkled as they studied their iPhones. “That one is hot,” Katy said seriously, “That one’s ugly.” Jenna tookContinue reading “Flash Fiction 16. Greek Myths”

Flash Fiction 12 – Missed Days

  Grace ran down the stairs of her apartment building, almost colliding with the cleaners. They must have come a day early, Grace thought as she nodded and smiled, because they usually came on Tuesdays. When Grace got to work she realised it was Tuesday. Where had Monday gone? The week flew past. Grace spentContinue reading “Flash Fiction 12 – Missed Days”