Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Flash Fiction – The Map

The prompt is: An elderly woman is gardening when she discovers what appears to be a treasure map buried in her back yard. It seems to lead to a spot on the outskirts of town. What does she find where … Continue reading

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Joelle’s tales:  First Thursday of the month #TMAT120 #writing #prompt for January

TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS Today’s prompt is:  Your first kiss. Her name was Carmel. I was in my last year of high school, naive beyond words, terrified of girls but fascinated by the smartest girl in the class … Continue reading

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One Hundred Word Stories – One Hour Flight

Write about someone who irritates you.   When Howard hit the aisle of the plane it was a sobering moment. He had for the past hour been at his most unsobering best. His fellow travelers were relived they had arrived … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #70 – Natural Wonder

It was a shame the Acme Plastic Plate Company went out of business. After all the latest building to use their high tensile plates were now standing looking somewhat desolate in a state of non completion. Along with their demise … Continue reading

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Scribe’s Cave Picture Prompt #69 – The Bods

Igor and Svetlana Netface were the only guards on duty in the square. The last people to inhabit the place were the Bods. A curious folk all with the same first names and only distinguishable by their unique surnames. Within … Continue reading

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FFfAW Week of 05-06-2015 – Sightseers.

Jose had had just about enough. Damn those American tourists and all their whinging. Their collective ignorance astounded him. Did they know this was a one-paddle vessel? His loud and obnoxious passengers had thrown him a hundred dollar note saying … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – March 30th, 2015 – Mum’s Pizza

Finish the story begins with: “Pizza anyone?” Mum stood at the kitchen door watching us move as a tsunami towards the pizza. Mum’s pizzas left us as drooling idiots. She knew just the right amount of ingredients to put on … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – March 16th, 2015 – Bozo the Clown

Finish the story begins with: “A body suddenly crashed through a plate glass window at the Brigadier’s house.” ‘Surprise!’ Shouted Bozo the clown. The dinner party looked up startled by the rude intrusion. They were speechless which suited Bozo as … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#170 – The Scent.

This week’s prompt: …the scent was overpowering…   Alice looked at herself in the mirror. This interview was hers. She felt confident; she knew she owned this job. Dressed in her best power suit she made sure she was wearing … Continue reading

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100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups – Week#169 – Agony

This week’s prompt: …so what time did you say it was?… I awake. My face is buried in long grass. My mouth feels like a gravel pit. My body doesn’t want to know what happened, or when. My mind thinks, … Continue reading

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