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Flash Fiction Double Feature: “A Curse Upon Me” and “The Last Fork in the Road”

These were written for last week’s Flash! Friday competition.  A Curse Upon Me Perhaps “superhero” was a better description, the professor mused as he stared at the red and black artwork of a man fighting and killing a minotaur. “The minotaur guarded the fountain of eternal life,” he told the class. Some were playing games… Continue reading Flash Fiction Double Feature: “A Curse Upon Me” and “The Last Fork in the Road”

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Flash Fiction: The Last Song of Winter

“The Last Song of Winter” was written for Flash! Friday (and received an honourable mention, yay!) and ended up being a sequel of sorts to “The Souls of Trees” which I had written in June this year (also for Flash! Friday). Here’s “The Souls of Trees” followed by “The Last Song of Winter”. Together they… Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Last Song of Winter

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Flash Fiction: The River Lord’s Jewel & The Last Wish

Written for one of the Flash! Friday competitions, these stories had the prompt “The Arabian Nights”. The River Lord’s Jewel The princess stared at the dark waters of the pool. Beside her stood an older woman with tears in her eyes. “Who am I?” she asked the woman. “You are my daughter,” she said. “Where… Continue reading Flash Fiction: The River Lord’s Jewel & The Last Wish