Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and seventy-sixth piece in this series. This week’s is the thirty-third bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies!
by Bob Fairfield – Bob, small name but big ideas
- My cup overfloweth, spilt that wrong.
- His open hands held no surprises.
- The dead ignored the trumpet call.
- Silence was all we could hear.
by Chong Teck SIM – aspiring Singaporean writer
- Funeral wake. Weeping mourners. Unaffected widow.
- Hungry mosquitoes. Raging party: all-you-can-eat buffet.
- Out of anger, I bite him.
- Campfire: five guys telling ghost stories.
- Seven-year itch: please continue to scratch.
- With difficulty, she repaid her debts.
- He challenges his late father’s will.
- Before surrendering, he visited his children.
- Two women. Identical evening gowns. Chaos!
- Intrepid explorers. Cave bottom. Hidden treasure.
by Geoff Linder, wheelchair enthusiast and liar
- Mayfly seeks similar, no time wasters.
- Get out of this without moving.
- ‘Slow’ food restaurant opening soon perhaps.
- Nails torn from Saint in translation.
- NATO promises empty says Warsaw Pact.
- Jonah resigns amid claims of optimism.
by Mark K – a writer? Trying hard (On why I wanna be a Chelsea pensioner)
- I’d look absolutely gorgeous in red.
- I love those little black hats.
- I’m looking for an older lover.
- They let women into this club.
- I wanna meet other wrinkly people.
- Famous people look up to them…
- …or look down in my case.
- Even the Royals give them respect.
- I’d get myself a free scooter.
- I enjoy talking to deaf people.
by Samantha Connolly – navigates life through writing
- Rain with love; better than sun.
- Stay united or pay the price.
- Con man, con woman, sad society.
- Wither and bloom, live before death.
- Dress the heart as a child.
and then some from yours truly… Morgen Bailey, Morgen With an E
- Some great stories there… thank you. (especially newbie Geoff!)
- My 500-word challenge results next Friday.
- May’s 100-word competition closes midnight Tuesday.
- Been working hard… my paperbacks available!
- And new online courses coming soon.
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.
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