“Drunk and blinded by bitter tears I teetered angrily on the edge of Tower Bridge, eyeing the dark, tormenting waters of the Thames beneath me…“
First published on 24 December 2005 on my Short Short Fiction blog. Inspired by word-of-the-day ‘firmament‘ on dictionary.com
“The fucking thing hardly ever stopped crying, it was the most fucking vociferous baby he had ever known…“
This was the first ever post on my former award winning blog Short Short Fiction on 23 December 2005. A short short story inspired by that day’s word of the day “vociferous” at dictionary.com
“We had a good gig going, or rather we did, until the night Frank decided to steal the Queen.“
For the 1st Heat of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge 2016 (FFC2016) I pulled crime caper as my given genre, a sports arena as a location and a fur coat as an object to be included. For those of you unfamiliar with the FFC2016 concept, writers pull random prompts and have to write and submit a piece of flash fiction (a maximum of 1000 words) within 48 hours. Writers are placed in groups, with the winning story scoring 15 points, 2nd placed 14 points and so on. After the first two heats the points are combined and the top 5 scoring writers in each group go through to the semi-final. Continue reading
“A new look, more regular updates and well all that blah blah blah…“
Perhaps the eagle-eyed amongst you (is there anyone out there?) will noticed all the previous posts here have a gone.