Flash Fiction: An exercise in POV

Earlier this week, I had a post about describing places in your character’s words. Here is a mini-flash fiction from three POVs. The scenario, the summoning of three immortals, to a well-to-do house on a bay overlooking Sydney Harbour. *  *  *  * The door fell open as Alexander approached. He entered the hall, takingContinue reading “Flash Fiction: An exercise in POV”

23. The Perfect Age

I had a Christmas story, but didn’t post it in time – I will have to post it next year. So for number 23 in the “Fiction by Numbers” series, here’s another short and sweet piece from the vampire underworld… *  *  *  *  * She’d read somewhere that twenty three was the perfect age.Continue reading “23. The Perfect Age”

13. The Underworld

This week a short urban supernatural story….! The boy was taller than the other people walking through the tunnels to the railway, and moved with a swagger that set him apart from the crowd. His hair was black as a raven. His coat was long and slightly dirty, although he did not look homeless. HisContinue reading “13. The Underworld”

Flash Fiction 17. The Girl in the Crypt

Some of you were curious about the girl in the crypt, who appeared in Two Sentence Stories. Here’s her tale…   The sun had not yet risen and the sky over Paris was a dim dream-like blue. Eloise and her master walked through the cobblestone streets of the Ile de la Cite. There was somethingContinue reading “Flash Fiction 17. The Girl in the Crypt”

Flash Fiction – 2. The Vampire of Ballymorren

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”