Tag Archives: #Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

FFfAW: No Life

“Mummy, look!” squealed little Tiffany. As Belinda glanced outside at the perfect rainbow, she wondered how such a beautiful world could be so easily sullied. “Come away from the window, dear,” Belinda gently led Tiffany away. “It’s so pretty, Mummy,” … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Cost of Freedom

A white picket fence and garden chairs, Natasha had her perfect backyard all planned out. She kept telling herself that one day, her land would be free for her to live a normal life. Their valley had been under occupation … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Earth’s Legacy

“Timberrr!!” As the majestic bark came crashing down, its thunderous descent was met by the scampering of furry animals. Creatures of the sky squawked in anger as they flapped to yet another abode. A galaxy away, Captain Toremia studied the … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Memories Matter

Vaughn¬†greeted his sister grimly, ready for another fight. A week ago, Victoria too had been prepared to have it out with her brother, then Dr. McPherson¬†had called with her results. “So you ordered one for me too, uh?” Vaughn motioned … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Easy Pickings

It was a desolate area, at least for the rest of the world. The residents knew every inch of this misty place they’d called home for generations. So when the helicopters breached their airspace in a targeted attack, the locals … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Always

She leaned gently against the lamppost as he serenaded the crowd with his usual tunes. I’ll be there till the stars don’t shine Till the heavens burst and the words don’t rhyme… She closed her eyes as memories came flooding … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Pink Schoolbag

Danny was sad. Mummy didn’t have money to buy him a new schoolbag, so for now, he had to take the pink one which she managed to get at the Church. As he got on the school bus, Gordon was … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Honeymoon

Ten minutes into the boat ride and Gordon knew he was done for. He’d sipped water, held his breath, closed his eyes, but nothing worked and Clara was beginning to notice. Somehow, in all their time together, the fact that … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Murky Reality

Casandra loved misty mornings. The thick fog would slowly encircle the house and she’d sit by the picture window, pretending to be the princess of the clouds. Now, decades later, she cringed as the black mist descended, reeking with pollutants. … Continue reading

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FFfAW: A Mother’s Endless Forgiveness

She’d fought with her mother, banged the front door and stormed out of the house – again. She went to her usual place, a bench in a darkened side street. Any teenager would have probably thought twice, but Jessica didn’t … Continue reading

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