Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and fifty-ninth piece in this series. This week’s is the twenty-first bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies!
by Chong Teck SIM, aspiring Singaporean writer.
- Food. Street dancing. Philippines Dinagyang.
- Folk singing. Cock-fighting. Phu Giay Festival.
- 3-steps-1-bow prayer. Buddhist scriptures. Vesak Day.
- Paper money. Candies. Hungry Ghost Festival.
- Lion dance. Food. Housewarming party.
- Mongolia: dream holiday. Will it happen?
- …the door opens on its own.
- Traffic accident. Severe casualties. Eternal regret.
- Despite discrimination, he achieved his dreams.
- Love conquers all, even the unmoved.
by Mark K – a writer? Trying hard.
- All news is bias in someway.
- Lightning never strikes twice in—CRACK!
- Dead-sea scrolls finally come to life.
- Rapunzel’s bald, read all about it!
- Who doesn’t fancy RT’s Abbey Martin?
- Pensioners’ bones snap like crispy lettuce.
- Compared to me, Freddy Kruger’s kind.
- “Please stop squealing, it’s only acid.”
- Pork and human flesh taste alike.
- Pens and screwdrivers: jolly good weapons.
by Jane Risdon – writer, blogger, music guru.
- Once I had a secret love.
- I could have danced all night.
- You shouted, I shouted; nothing changes.
- I couldn’t think of any more.
by James Holden – works as a geek.
- “Vote for…” He slammed the door.
- Who’d known what that button did?
- Richter practised scales on his piano.
- The comb-over hadn’t knocked years off.
- He came miserably, watching Basic Instinct.
- Beer – drunk, love drunk. Punch drunk.
by David Hall, unemployed, retired, writer, poet
- Girl’s sad eyes. He knows why.
- We miss you. Please come home.
- Widower seeks lady companion for dancing.
by Bob Fairfield, man of few words.
- Chest pains, breathing rapid, not indigestion.
- So I missed the live rail.
- Who watches who in the zoo?
- Must exercise, I’ve lost the remote.
and then some from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, Morgen With an E
- Scratches ear. Someone thinking about me?
- Lovers like gold are easily stolen.
- Sitting at my desk, always munching.
- She just wanted to know more.
- Inquisitive four-year-old wants to know why.
- Dangerous situation. Tense music. Gun appears.
- Going to a literary festival. Excited!
- So much to do. So little–
Thank you, everyone.
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- and guest blogs about short stories on this blog: Alberta Ross, Jane Hertenstein, Helen M Hunt, Morgen Bailey, Sarah Grace Logan, Warren Bull.
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