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… Read More

Funeral Gathering by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

close up of two donkeys

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome To TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS/MASTICADORES! A man is more concerned with his death than life. He spends years preparing for the gathering at his funeral. But an ironic twist catapults his plans. It’s a funeral he… Read More

What Would You Do – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white image of a pair of open hands submerged in water

Reading Time: 2 minutes I know something that I wish I didn’t. This knowledge came to me in the form of a confession. But I call it panic-stricken sharing. The person who gave me this information is someone close to me. No… Read More

Cuckoo Bird Crazy – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of hands holding up a cardboard with an angry emoji face painted on it

Reading Time: 2 minutes The boy hated his name. It made him want to hide in the shadows and question his parents’ wisdom. But the nonsensical tag was more the mother’s doing than the father’s. The couple had never gotten along, and… Read More

A Highly Competitive Bitch by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

A confident looking woman holding a knife with smoke engulfing her

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME to another edition of TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers / Masticadores. What happens when a stupid game becomes a fight for life? Is it so easy for madness to overtake ordinary people? Or was the insanity already… Read More

Big Boy Diddy – Flash Fiction Story

A graffiti of a skull wearing a cap that says 'Wrong Way'.

Reading Time: 2 minutes They call me Big…Boy…Diddy… giggity…wiggity…tiggy… ooo yeh…ooo yeh…ooo yeh… Big…Boy…Diddy… This is me chilling. Taking in life and taking out crap. Literally. I’m in the bathroom. On the pot. My words and me. Rollin’…

You Can Never Be Too Short – Flash Fiction Story

The silhouettes of a mother and child with the mother's finger on the child's nose

Reading Time: 3 minutes You can never be too short. My mother probably knew what this meant. She’s the one who used to say it. Every day till she died. She’d lick her thumb and smoothen my unruly eyebrows. Two swift strokes,… Read More

Literally Reruns – Papi by Christopher Dehon — literally stories

A black and white image of an old TV with no screen and behind which is a flowing river

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are in the mood for a wonderful short story and writing that makes your jaw drop to the floor, then LITERALLY STORIES is the right choice for you. They are all about creative short stories. I’ve… Read More

What’s My Mobile Number – John Malone – Flash Fiction Story

The image of a shadow of a man screaming on the screen of a mobile phone

Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘I don’t know’. One hour and thirteen questions later I was repeating the same three words. But the two men in front of me didn’t seem convinced. They looked at each other and then looked at me. Their… Read More

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