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#FridayPhrases (#39)

Welcome to this week’s regular FridayPhrases post. This is a microfiction even hosted on Twitter every Friday. Click on the link for more information. Or just ask. 91 more words



She rolled to the side as the object came crashing down beside her. She didn’t have time to look and see what it was as she pushed herself off the ground and sprinted away. 160 more words



The monitor lizards have been at the kayak again. The smell of the food I’d stolen must linger in there, because they keep pulling the palm fronds apart to get at it. 358 more words


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. 278 more words

Flash Fiction

When No One is Watching

The difficulty in the jump lie in the way the rocks blew the wind at her skull. Curved the way they were by the hands of a thousand years of careful lithic pruning, they swam through the canyon in fluid stillness, cupping and shaping the wind. 586 more words

Micro Fiction

Story of the day

I’m really enjoying microfiction at the moment. I recently borrowed a collection edited by Jerome Stern from the library. The book itself is tiny – none of the stories are over 300 words. 417 more words