It Ain't Right Till I Write

The Curse Always Comes Back – Flash Fiction Story

A monster woman holding a wooden mask over half of her face
Reading Time: 2 minutes

He and his sixteen-year-old sister lost their mother when the woman died of mysterious circumstances.

A bashed in skull and a broken jaw weren’t mishaps that occurred on their own.

Yet it was easier to burn the body and the questions that rose with the stench of the decaying flesh. The woman had been found in the afternoon heat floating in a swamp outside the village.

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My Lovely Lady by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction

The statue of a young woman reaching out in front of her and her hair blowing behind her with birds perched upon her hand
Reading Time: < 1 minute

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A man is enamored by a beautiful woman.

He runs into her every day and can’t take his eyes off her.

After thinking and waiting, he finds the courage to approach her.

But is he too late to express his love?

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An Earful of Suffering – Flash Fiction Story

Three abstract head statues made of stone with expressions of open-mouthed suffering
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Huma listened to the leaves rustling to the song of the breeze. She would have pinned her ears to the tree if it would help drown the profanities and accusations. Afaf, her daughter, stood at the open window, having her fill of disgracing her own mother.

‘You are a horrible bitch!’

‘You abused me for years! Do you hear?!’

‘It’s a shame you call yourself a mother!’

The girl’s hands hit the aluminum frame, again and again.

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Thanks for Making Me a Writer – Flash Fiction Story

A woman floating in the air while she's typing on a typewriter and wind is blowing her hair, dress, and papers around
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Drip…

Drip…

Drip…

It’s dripping on to my pillow. I really can’t hear it but it’s happening.

My brain is leaking out of my eyes and my ears. How much of it is left? It’s hard to tell.

I close my eyes and tilt my head. It doesn’t feel any lighter. Maybe stones have replaced it.

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When Luck Runs Out on an iPhone — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction Story

The close up of a frustrated man playing an arcade game
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A man does his best to please his family.

But most of the time, it’s never enough.

A gaming arcade is the place he tries his luck.

There’s a bright shimmer of hope and then sudden darkness.

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I Need Some Hand Lotion by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction

The black and white close up of a pair of man's handcuffed hands behind his back
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A man murders his wife and daughter.

He confesses to it right away.

What were his reasons? They remain unclear.

It appears that his concern lies elsewhere.

Is it just an act or does he lack the capability to feel?

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Beware of the Quiet — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction

A young girl with braids sitting on a gray sofa with her back towards the camera
Reading Time: < 1 minute

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Quiet isn’t exactly what it’s made out to be.

Don’t be fooled by its silent character.

There’s something dangerous brewing in the still background.

Are you brave enough to find out what it is?

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I’m Just a Corner Guy by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

A man standing squeezed into a wood paneled corner with his hands in the pockets of his jeans
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He’s a corner guy and isn’t embarrassed to show it.

He finds comfort in confining himself to a tight space.

It’s not his body but mind that needs it.

But could it spell disaster for him at some point in time?

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No More an Artist – Fiction Short Story

A side pose of a sad man with a white painted face and bowing his head down while holding the tip of his hat
Reading Time: 3 minutes

Sheebu Weds Sheffa

The yellow, rectangular pieces of paper littered the desolate street. The warm breeze scattered them, arranging them in haphazard patterns before displacing them again. The wafer-thin bits were now worthless reminders of a wedding that had taken place, two suns before the festival of Holi. Besides the matching horoscopes of the bride and groom, the first two letters of their names mirrored one another.

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Roller Coaster Susan — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction

A roller coaster streaking along a loop on a track
Reading Time: < 1 minute

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Roller Coaster Susan, a woman with a passion for rides and thrills.

There’s no roller coaster that can intimidate her.

She rides like a queen and is known for her skill.

It takes a lot of heart to scare oneself to the limit.

But what happens when she pushes herself to the brink?

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