Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and twenty-second piece in this series. This week’s is the seventh bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors (up to three per author), together with their 6-word biographies! These stories will be podcasted in episode 38 (with three <500-word stories) on Sunday 22nd March.
by Karen Bate, Canadian author of memories
- Tickled no end I’ve been selected!
- Winter cold. Snow squeaks. Bones creak.
by Elaine McKay likes writing on paper.
- Two champagne glasses…thirsty were we?!
by Mark K, a writer?… trying hard
- Why does English not make sense?
- I love rowing: Arguments or boats?
- Meet me. Greet me. EAT me.
by Sarah Palmer has no website! Writer?
- Brigitte’s wedding dress is gathering dust.
- I’m not sure it should wobble.
by Miriam Drori. Extrovert with social anxiety.
- Elaborate food preparation. Doorbell. Rotten stench.
- Attack. Retaliation. Escalation. Ceasefire. Lull. Attack.
- “She’s happy alone.” She craved company.
by Kevlin Henney lives online and off.
- Scissors on shirts, “I do” undone.
- Only an apple, yet all fell.
- Her hand now cold, he’d call.
by Martha Reynolds, finally living her dream.
- Mother doesn’t recognize her own daughter.
by Paula, round peg in square hole.
- Guttural roar, expectant pause, first cry.
- Clocks stop, time frozen, tears flow.
and then three from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, Morgen With an E
- Serial killer. Rare orchids. Never watered.
- Sighs. Hard life: eats, sleeps, walkies.
- “Classical music? For oldies!” Old youngster.
Thank you, everyone.
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Morgen’s Online Short Story Writing Group
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