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A Surreal Very Short Story

Strange Way Out by Troy Blackford is a short story I downloaded through Kindle Unlimited (KU). It is surreal in tone. As it started out I thought the protagonist was a high school teenager but Sammy was an unemployed twenty-six-year-old living with his mother. 324 more words

Very Short Stories

Watch "Spy Bird" on YouTube

A very short story about a bird that came to a writer’s window regularly. Feel free to make your own very short story out of the video in the comments section.


Medium Rare

(300 words)

“Have any of you been to a demonstration of mediumship before?”

Most hands in the hotel’s comfortable bar area went up. Miranda’s and mine stayed down. 315 more words


Story Index - 20th Oct 2016

If you are interested in joining a fortnightly 300 word story group please contact me and I’ll send details.


‘publication’ date

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Playing God

(300 words)

“Have you thought how many grains of sand are on this beach?” said Julie, lowering her bright blue rubber bikini top to rub sun cream into puffy white flesh. 311 more words


Twitter Fiction

Have you ever tried writing Twitter Fiction – a story in 140 characters or less?

The Guardian  challenged some well-known writers – from Ian Rankin and Helen Fielding to Jeffrey Archer and Jilly Cooper – to come up with a story of up to 140 characters. 226 more words

Short Stories

The 38th Floor

She liked getting to work early. There was something about the peaceful elevator ride to the 38th floor that she loved. Maybe it was the view of the city. 334 more words

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