Written for Microcosms, my prompts were “tea-lover”, “restaurant” and “memoir”. A Cup of Tea I stare at the tea menu. Darjeeling or Assam? Perhaps white tea. Green tea. Oolong? I go back to the Darjeeling, then smile at the waitress and order. At least, I hope it was a smile and not a grimace. It’s… Continue reading Flash Fiction: A Cup of Tea
Written for microcosms, my prompts were “criminal”, “library”, and “romance”. I also incorporated Rachel Poli’s Friday prompt; “Where were you?”. This Time It’s Forever “Where were you?” the voice asked from the ether before the figure of a woman materialised, her fingertips dancing along the spines of the library books on the shelf next to… Continue reading Flash Fiction: This Time It’s Forever
“Do you remember that adventure we went on? When we were nine?” I sigh, staring out straight in front of me. Of course I remember. But that was before. “I know you do,” Alex says, sitting down on the foot of my bed with a grunt. He touches my leg, and I flinch from pain.… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Petrichor
“Sixty Years” was written for last week’s Microcosms flash fiction competition. My prompts were “singer”, “purple rain”, and “romance”.
“Moonlight for Two” was written for Microcosms Flash Fiction competition and won the runner-up spot!