Ranga and His White Girlfriend – Flash Fiction Story

The intertwined hands of an interracial couple wearing casual clothes

Reading Time: 3 minutes When Ranga was with Sally, he felt like a better person. Not because Sally brought out the goodness in him. But because he was the brown boy who had bagged first prize – a white girlfriend. That’s what… Read More

I Will Run Away – Flash Fiction Story

A metal statue of a naked man looking back while running away

Reading Time: 2 minutes I will run away. The idea is cemented in my mind. No, there’s nothing you can do to make me stay. If you really cared, this act of reconciliation wouldn’t have been so delayed. You speak of faults… Read More

Cowards Don’t Die by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello everyone! Hope the weekend was good and the week ahead is even better. Sharing another flash fiction piece with you. Published by Gobblers/Masticadores. A big thanks to Mr. Juan Re Crivello for this opportunity.

Let’s Make MasticadoresIndia a Success! – Submissions Open

A painting of an Indian woman wearing a royal choli lehenga with jewelry

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am so pleased and excited to announce that submissions for MasticadoresIndia are now open! What a way to begin the weekend. On the WRITE note. Please, don’t mind that little joke. It’s harmless and probably tasteless.

Those Evil Mirrors – Flash Fiction Story

A woman holding a large piece of an unevenly cut mirror in front of her face and chest

Reading Time: 3 minutes I hate mirrors. They show more than they need to. Every time I pass one, my eyes dart around like scared rabbits. Who wants to see the ugly truth? I don’t. But there’s a mirror everywhere you look…. Read More

Perfect Day To Die By Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s a pleasure to share another Flash Fiction Story published by Gobblers/Masticadores. The story is about a poverty-stricken man named Mithoo and his companion who is a witness to Mithoo’s daily evening drama. This story is a mix… Read More

The Man of the House – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white close up of a boy's crying face

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ali carried the tray to his grandmother’s room. The boy was only seven years old, but he shouldered the responsibility of his mother’s mother like a grown man. But were grown men afraid of their own shadows? The… 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

I’m Just Plain Nasty – Flash Fiction Story

The black and white image of a man's shadowed face with a mean expression and a strip of light across his eyes

Reading Time: 3 minutes If I wasn’t me, I wouldn’t have liked myself one bit. Why? I’m just plain nasty. Mean. Sarcastic. Arrogant. Selfish. Bad listener. Oh. A whiskey drinker. Nothing wrong with that. But it does make me nastier. And I… Read More

Bitterscotch Ice Cream – Flash Fiction Story

A pink glowing neon sign of an ice cream cone

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ice cream man looked like a reasonable guy. More cheerful than most of them. He’d just set up his stand two blocks down from my apartment building. I usually visited the one outside the park but stopped… Read More

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