Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday (albeit on the Saturday!) and the one hundred and ninety-second piece in this series. This is the forty-fifth bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies!
by Chong Teck SIM – aspiring Singaporean writer
- Moonless night. Howling dogs. Quick footsteps.
- No… no… I didn’t tell tales!
- Foreign investor. Local businessman. Conflicting priorities.
- Hidden talent: I’m a bathroom crooner.
- Chocolate cake: for Pinkie, my Chihuahua.
- With dread, he ate century eggs.
- In tears, he returned the ring.
- Big appetite. Ten burgers. Still hungry.
- Slippery floor. I fell, face down.
- He follows her from a distance.
by Kathryn Jones, a mysterious Christian writer
- She was found – dead. Killer cuffed.
by Lyndon Loweth, imagination is my escape.
- Inserting the syringe, hope fills me.
by André Lepine, just writing down dreams.
- Rainy sidewalks make graveyards for worms.
- Coffee and whiskey bookend Father’s days.
- Whining car, whining driver, winter morning.
- Home isn’t built in a day.
- Elephants never put off till tomorrow…
by Valerie Fish – Writing from the heart
- No heartbeat, no life. Heartbreaking delivery.
- Redhead finds blonde hair. Wedding off.
- Snoring husband smothered. Verdict crime passionel.
- Winning ticket down drain. Divorce pending.
- Wrong button pressed. Nuclear explosion. Obliteration.
by Samikshya Mishra, writer of anything fiction
- I hated because I saw myself.
- I was always forgotten, never ignored.
- ‘Twas goodbye, but we met again.
- She cooked for all, never herself.
- “Fight,” they said, hiding behind me.
- I’ll wait until I find us.
- After receiving everything, she’d said, “More.”
- Look around, you are not alone.
- None would know that they’re God.
- I loved myself, never got betrayed.
by Pippa Stroud, insomniac and mountain biker
- Mosquito net. Windows open. Door locked.
by Anita Bowden – happy bunny in disguise
- Old flame sent photo. Eyes missing.
- Opens card. “Happy deathday.” Wardrobe opens.
- Delivers cat food. Starved child eats.
- Decades later lovers reunite. Barren. Impotent.
- Caught in the act. Homicidal thespian.
- Packed arena. Special performance. Lion roars.
- Murder your darlings. Before she does.
- Cold hands, warm heart. Transplant success.
by Chris Tattersall, esteemed writer in waiting.
- Football hooligans, waiting to kick off.
by Taj Fregene. Doctor. Writer. Musician. Dreamer
- Her beauty and his love faded
and then some from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, Morgen With an E
- Productive day but nothing to show.
- Watching TV – I should be writing.
- Unrequited love – it’s finally sunk in.
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 considerationfor Flash Fiction Friday take a lookhere.
- and guest blogs about short stories on this blog: Alberta Ross,Jane Hertenstein, Helen M Hunt,Morgen Bailey, Sarah Grace Logan, Warren Bull.