Tags » Short Fiction

Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers: Scene of an Interview

Nervously, you smile, “Where do I begin?” You say, fingers lace around your coffee cup.  192 more words


#tuesdayuseitinasentence: Contents and all

Rita was the kind of old lady people euphemistically call a ‘colourful character’.

She walked the streets of our town pushing an old supermarket shopping trolley draped with carrier bags, leaving lengths of string and elastic bands and the smell of unwashed skin in her wake. 149 more words

#AtoZChallenge: Untitled

Uther The Bold.

Unther The Dashing.

Ungular The Narcoleptic.

Urden looked at the plaques under her ancestors’ portraits and sighed. They all held great titles and were known throughout the kingdom for their mighty feats. 575 more words

Short Stories

Fictionite Story App - on Kickstarter!

So, I have some exciting news. The new reading app for Fiction Vortex now has a Kickstarter campaign. The app is called Fictionite, and once up and running, it will allow you to connect to and read all the different fiction series being produced by Fiction Vortex (including my own!). 273 more words


The Fates of Noses

It’s not always true that where there’s smoke, there’s fire, not in the strictest sense. Vita sees no fire at all as she looks down from her balcony. 3,338 more words

Dinner in the Garden

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by a photograph. This week’s photo is provided by John Brand of  a lovely English garden. 211 more words

Short Stories

Clues, Charity, and Cheap Cups

The flimsy, lidless cups sat on Table 19. They struck Victoria as cheap. But then, so did the tea.

“I know it’s a charity auction, but couldn’t they have at least put in a little effort?” 147 more words

Creative Writing