Tag Archives: #Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

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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FFfAW: Time to Cash the Cheque

Jonathan, the museum guard, swiftly grabbed the intruder and wrenched off his mask. But he was actually a she, who wasn’t more than fifteen or sixteen. The fear on her face was palpable, but she stared Jonathan squarely in the eyes. … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Last Goodbye

Dearest Abigail, Just as I feared, all that I predicted in my last letter has come true. I have been found guilty of treason in a secret trial and await sentencing. I know not what news about my circumstances have reached … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Second Chances

She took in the hues of yellow and gold. She held her outstretched palms heavenward and felt the warm rays on her pale skin. She closed her eyes and inhaled deeply. This was Liana’s very first sunrise. She shielded her … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Dolphin Rescue

“Grab the net!” “Gently guys!” Slowly, the trapped blind dolphin was released. The vet quickly checked for any injuries. Satisfied, he nodded and the fishermen set the dolphin free. “Good job everyone!” “Mummy, is the dolphin alright?” Faiza had come with her … Continue reading

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FFfAW: For the Children

Detective Grant worked tirelessly to coax kids of this neighbourhood into extracurricular activities. He set up tables with chessboards and a skateboarding area. Unfortunately, the gang wars had gone on for years and the animosity ran deep. He pleaded with parents, … Continue reading

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