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8 Word Story-No Sleep

“I can’t sleep,” she said.

Then she woke.

© Josslyn Rae Turner

Flash Fiction Foray-'Yesterday Once More'

It’s that time of week again, and this week there are three superb entries to take a look at, based on The Carpenters’ Yesterday Once More… 119 more words


All in the Mind

A collective sigh went up from the audience as, in turn, the lights went down. I waited on the cusp of another breath, but the auditorium remained pitch black, the diva’s final echoing note slipping away into memory. 269 more words



Malcolm loved The Book Nook, that rambling, rickety bookstore on West Second Street.

It was something about the smell, that universal book smell: crisp and crackly with a hint of dusty wisdom and just a touch of unexpected spice, like musky vanilla. 130 more words

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Blank - A 500 Word Story

A short story in response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt Blank.



I thought it would be easy to think of something to say to her, but there’s nothing. 501 more words


964. Ratatouille

It was while weeding around his eggplants that Garnet received a vision from the Lord.

“Pick some eggplants and other stuff and make some ratatouille. While you are going through the process you will chop off a finger.” 97 more words


My Bucket List

I’m here. Finally.

“One more item off my Bucket List”, I say to Carlotta.


My eyes can’t seem to absorb all of the beauty. The walls of this cathedral are covered with masterful art from top to bottom. 165 more words