Flash Fiction

What is Flash Fiction?  A style of fictional writing of extreme brevity. We keep our characters to a minimum.  The art of good Flash Fiction is to deliver a subtle message in the least amount of words.

  • A Final Quest

    Monday morning she stepped from her apartment building. Stopping, she breathed in the fragrant smell of jasmine; her childhood favourite, […]

  • Anne, by the Grace of God

    She was imposing, terrifyingly beautiful. She struck dread and fear into the hearts of all who served her and those […]

  • Celtic Cornwall

    The rain fell soft and gentle. Not the harsh Australian kind of my homeland, but a velvety Cornish rain.   […]

  • Kill them All

    People say ‘it’s relative’. Do we know what that means? Relative to what? Relative to our situation. Relative to where […]

  • Persecution

    Marie’s mother was dead…imprisoned in the tower dungeon for attending a secret Protestant service, the cold stone floors too much […]

  • The Ancients

    Tentatively she stepped within their inner circle. An interloper on foreign land, she stayed close to the edge. She had […]

  • The Game

    Rain battered the tin roof filling the gutters in seconds. Sheets of water flowed on to the verandah. She sat […]

  • The Purple Hack

    Monday morning dawned wet cold and miserable. Great claps of thunder reverberated through the house. Forked lightning cracked and tore […]

  • The Sentinels

    She lay on the grass, looking up, her camera clicking with precision and measured thought. She rolled to the left, […]

  • The Toxic Mist

    High on a hill was a thriving organic farm Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo Loud was […]

  • The Winding Way

    ‘For those with eyes to see and ears to hear.’ She breathed deeply and stepped inside the antechamber. Having studied […]

  • Checkmate

    Robert gently pushed the door open and slipped into the back of the theatre. The lights were out. He waited […]

  • What is Flash Fiction?

    Flash fiction is a shorter form of writing than a short story and is becoming popular reading for time poor […]

  • Anzacs

    ‘I thought I might cook some Anzacs to take on the cruise,’ I announced early one morning. ‘What! Don’t you think […]

  • The Defence Lawyer

    The weekly crowd settled around the old wooden table. The bar was still quiet. It was 6pm. Conversations crossed left […]

  • The Waiting Game

    Nina jumped with fright as the car blew its horn, ‘Get out of the way, are you trying to get […]

  • The Cabbage Diet

    ‘No, no, no more Mum, I can’t drink any more of that terrible soup.’ Rachael said as she threw her […]

  • The Smuggler

    There he goes again, that’s the second time today; him in his huge flashy boat.  He hasn’t always owned this […]

  • Andouillette

    We drove the length and breadth of Italy and France, a degustation of our senses. The joy of producing our […]

  • The Walk

    The day began with a gentle warm zephyr blowing off the ocean. It was Hannah’s day; a day of celebration […]