Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and seventy-fourth piece in this series. This week’s is the thirtieth bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies!
6-word stories (in author order)
by Allyson Salmon – flash published, trying harder
- Humane mouse trap – mouse feeding station.
- Old coffee maker a has bean.
- New Year diet a lost Claus.
by Awen, Druid for inspiration. Procrastinator. Idealess.
- Novel competition. Choices. Entered wrong one!
by Chong Teck SIM, aspiring Singaporean writer
- Tea plantation. Lazy supervisors. Hardworking pickers.
- Erratic weather patterns. Anxious banana farmers.
- Spring: a fresh beginning for lovers.
- Crashing waves mirror my inner turmoil.
- I see the white light. Heaven?
- Five warriors. Sacred sword. Epic battle.
- Tell me: why do parents fight?
- Intergalactic travel. Cultural fusions. New frontiers.
- Garage sale. Unusual purchase: 5-legged table.
- Dinner surprise: pregnant daughter-in-law. Smiles everywhere.
by Deepika, writer by heart and soul
- Dark sky, girl alone, safely home
- Splashing waves, just touch and go
- no key, a hole, opportunities galore
- movie, popcorn: the only family time?
by Dick C. Waters self-published author (whose 6-worders are inspired by the chapter headings of his novel ‘Complete my Heart’, published under the pen name of Dixie Waters).
- Best dreams you are awake for
- Best tastes are not from fruit
- Remembering love is best being loved
- Broken hearts still possess a beat
- Puzzles are harder when missing pieces
- There’s expected comfort in showering alone
- First love is like no other
- Nobody should make life even shorter
- Words can cut deeper than knives
- Life isn’t easy because we’re humans
by Mark K – a writer? Trying hard.
Stupid things to say to a cage fighter: part 2
- Those trunks do not fit you!
- You look lovely when you snarl.
- Huh! You call that a punch?
- Have you broken your nose again?
- Has your gym membership run out?
by Susan O’Reilly – giving writing a go
- Nature’s rebirth new life springs forth.
- In winter all died, windowsills cried.
- Her bloom has faded over time.
- Her loud laugh a convincing smokescreen.
and then some from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, Morgen With an E
- Doing Camp NaNoWriMo in April. You?
- Must get my draft novels finished.
- Paperbacking my eBooks – steep learning curve.
- Received my paperbacks yesterday – proud mama!
If you’d like to submit your 6-worders (up to ten per blog post, although you can send as many as you like and I’ll either pick the best ones or if I like most / all of them, schedule ahead) and / or 500-word max. stories for consideration for Flash Fiction Friday take a look here.
- and guest blogs about short stories on this blog: Alberta Ross, Jane Hertenstein, Helen M Hunt, Morgen Bailey, Sarah Grace Logan, Warren Bull.