Category Archives: Short Stories

Twittering Tales – Can you write a story in 140 characters or less?

Can you write a tweet sized story inspired by this picture? Try Kat Myrman’s challenge. Continue reading

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The Sandman – A Short Story

Everybody has secrets, dark corners of yourself you’re not willing to share and I have mine. He’s an eight year old boy who prefers to sleep with the light on and quivers at the monsters under his bed just like … Continue reading

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Descend – A 200 Word Story

A 200 Word Story written in response to The Daily Post’s prompt of DESCEND. Continue reading

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Repentant – a 100 Word Story

The look on her face will stay with me always. A combination of miniscule movements transformed her expectant smile to an acerbic, frozen pain and I recognised it instantly. Her eyes flashed a grief so wretched it bore through me. In that … Continue reading

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50 Word Story – Denial

A 50 word story featuring only dialogue, no tags, no flowery descriptions. Does it work for you? Continue reading

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Misfortune – A Short Story

Davy and Errol have searched for their father’s ill-gotten gains for ten years. They’re finally going to end the treasure hunt, but Errol has other ideas. Continue reading

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Liberate – A Short Story

Andi has just discovered that Josie, her best friend of twenty years, is an assassin. This would be fine if she hadn’t inadvertently been the reason for Josie’s partner Troy being kidnapped. Now she’s dressed like a ninja hooker and lying under a lorry wondering how she got here. Continue reading

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An Irritating Short Story – Revisited. Destiny’s Gamble

After your excellent advice, I have rewritten my short story.

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Twittering Tales #21 – Horror-scope

Can you write a tweet length story based on this image? Click through, read mine and then have a go at Kat Myrman’s challenge. Continue reading

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An Irritating Short Story That I Need Help With!

HELP NEEDED! I’m not loving this story and need some critical feedback. Continue reading

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