Category Archives: flash fiction

Challenge: Two Sentence Horror Story

Can you write a horror story in just two sentences? Here is my attempt. As I regained consciousness, I realised that I was naked, tied to a tree and smothered in beef gravy. The wolves that circled around me were … Continue reading

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Eyemouth Disaster

Despite the warnings, despite the storm, they rolled out to sea from Eyemouth on that fateful day of October 1881. For weeks, they had been unable to sail because of prevailing weather. They were not greedy. It was their livelihood. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: Big game hunter shot friend while aiming at lion he wanted to kill

James and Stewart went hunting. James shot Stewart. You couldn’t make it up! After putting in years of planning, James Brown and Stewart McAlpine finally set off on their big game shooting and fishing holiday of a lifetime to Kenya. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: The Flying Athlete

The athlete sat in the waiting area at Gate 23 in London Heathrow’s Terminal Three. His athletic prowess was obvious to all around him. His shirt told us that he was superior to the rest of the mere mortals who … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: The Bottle Dungeon

There was only one way in and one way out of that hellish hole. I could imagine the prisoners languishing, helplessly down there in the bottle dungeon in days gone by. The condemned man’s fate was sealed as soon as … Continue reading

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