Flash Fiction – Social Media Anxiety

A sweet tale for this Valentine Day’s Month. *  *   *   *   * Tim wants to be your friend. Natasha sat before her computer. Sunlight peeked through the morning clouds outside her window. She sipped her coffee and stared at the screen. Tim was the cute boy she had met at theContinue reading “Flash Fiction – Social Media Anxiety”

22. What will be, will be

This week’s flash fiction is a tale of destiny. Always trust the fortune cookie… *  *  *  *  * “Be watchful of the number 22, young woman, for it will change your life.” In the dim light of the restaurant, Helen stared at the fortune cookie message. All her friends had got the usual messagesContinue reading “22. What will be, will be”

20. The End of the Twenties

I’m back with another “Fiction by Numbers” tale.  We are now up to number 20. *  *  *  *  * In her apartment high on the hillside above Hollywood, Lotte raised her glass of champagne to the twinkling lights of the city. The air was sweet with the scent of hibiscus and geranium. The lowContinue reading “20. The End of the Twenties”

In the Time of the Forest

No flash fiction this week! But instead, some news about a new “Unusual Tale” that is now available on Amazon. Here’s the plot: “The heart of a forest creature is large enough for the mountains, the air, the streams and the woods, but it must never allow love for a humankind.” Europe 1682. All herContinue reading “In the Time of the Forest”

Flash Fiction 10 – Ghosts

“Tell me again about this ghost.” Brenda looked up from her magazine. The earnest young man who had checked in that afternoon was leaning over the hotel counter.  She sighed. Tourists to this part of south-west England were always fascinated by the supernatural. “They say she’s the ghost of a mysterious woman who came toContinue reading “Flash Fiction 10 – Ghosts”