Monthly Archives: September 2014

First Date. Short Story.

Hope everyone had a good weekend. I had a house party on Friday which was pretty good, not as stressful as usual either, which made things much more enjoyable for me. There was all sorts of fun things like Malteaser … Continue reading

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A Fathers Love. Short Story.

We always thought the end of the world, or at least the end of humans, which face it, is the world, would be some loud, brash thing. Some cataclysmic event which shattered the globe and left small pockets struggling in … Continue reading

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Bugs. Short Story.

Sandra lay in the dark, eyes closed and duvet tucked carefully under her chin and around her body. There would be no gaps, if there was a gap something might crawl in. She could hear them all in the darkness, … Continue reading

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A Better Life. Short Story.

Went out for my friend’s birthday on Saturday, was really nice. Ate at a tapas place (first time having tapas I might add) and it was all pretty delicious. I made her whiskey marshmallows for her present (vanilla too, should … Continue reading

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Climbing the Ladder. Short Story.

John sat at his desk, around him he could hear the steady clack of typing and just ever so faintly, a radio playing classical music. He logged on and while waiting took a sip of coffee. It had been a … Continue reading

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On the 400th Short Story Being Posted. Blog Post.

Holy fuck. Four hundred short stories. Four. Zero. Zero. When I started this I remember thinking I just wanted to make it to three months and then I’d be over the hump of (apparently) the stopping point of a lot … Continue reading

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The Beach. Short Story.

Stacy stood at the sink, looking out the window at the back garden. She didn’t notice the kettle had started to overflow. Some cold water splashed up onto her hand, she looked down, startled, then shut the tap off. It … Continue reading

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