A fit and healthy man, in his mid-40s, is found dead in his bed. His front door is locked, his windows are locked. There is only one way up to his 12th floor penthouse apartment, CCTV shows no-one, coming or going. Until the maid turns up and finds him. There is no sign of a…… Continue reading Flash Fiction! The Key
She often got turned around in life, all of her friends had planned their lives down to the minutest detail and followed their paths faithfully, never straying, never stumbling. Not Liza, she was lost more often than she was found, to her, it felt like she didn’t even have a path to follow but was…… Continue reading Flash Fiction! Get Lost!
Whispers bounced off bare walls, brushing his skin like butterfly wings. Cloying dust mixed into a thick paste in his panting mouth. The cavernous hall ate his fear whole and spat nothing out. This place had changed over the years, the many, many years since he had last set foot inside but the memories…… Continue reading Flash Fiction! Renovations
She tried to be optimistic, to always look on the brighter side of life but the world made it so goddamn hard. At 15, Liz had been beaten down by life more times than she could count, which wasn’t very high considering the very little education she’d had. Liz had to leave school to look…… Continue reading Flash Fiction! Eternal Optimist
“Welcome to Hell sir, can I check your baggage for you?” “Huh, what?!” Cole blearily opened his eyes, he was standing in a ruined shell of a building, sand poured through the openings, shoved in by a blistering, howling wind. “I’m where?” “Hell sir, would you like to check your baggage?” “When, how did…… Continue reading Flash Fiction- Welcome to Hell
I can’t think of a title for this one, any suggestions? Thank you Chelsea for the amazing title 🙂 Hope Takes the High Tide The brown sea lapped against the side of the boat, muted sounds of bells ringing, men shouting and birds cawing, drifted through the thick blanket of fog, barely penetrating Mary’s awareness as…… Continue reading Flash Fiction! Hope Takes the High Tide
Time was always running out on her, the further she got, the faster it went. She was racing time- literally and losing. Nearly half way through, she sped up and so did the hands on the clock she clutched. It’s tick-tocking reverberating through her, a second heartbeat, counting to it’s last. Tick, tick, tick. …… Continue reading Flash fiction! Times up.