I Love Crossword Puzzles by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

crossword puzzle squares in the background with an angry animated man's face in the foreground

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello! Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS / MASTICADORES! Crossword puzzles can be challenging. They can be a great exercise for the brain. But they can also be a pain if you can’t control your anger. Read… Read More

A Loving Taste by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The drawing of a faceless man with an X on his blank face and his hands raised in surrender

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers/Masticadores! A dog can be a man’s best friend. Loyal, loving, and a wonderful companion. But what happens when age catches up with a canine buddy? Is it so easy to let… Read More

I Will Save Him – Flash Fiction Story

A heart-shaped photo frame with broken glass and a mother and son photograph

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘I will save him.’ Gurri looked at his wife. They were in the supermarket, aisle seven. He was having a hard time keeping his hands in his pockets. The sweet delights on the shelves were begging him to… Read More

Traitor John by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

Cartoon of a brain falling into a garbage can

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hello lovely readers! Hope you’re fit and fine without the extra wine. Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS / MASTICADORES! What happens when the brain just can’t stop speaking? It’s at loggerheads with the heart and won’t… Read More

Husband, Wife & Culprit – Flash Fiction Story

broken pieces of a heart-shaped lollipop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Married at nine, Subbu knew little about her seventeen-year-old bridegroom. Her mother had told her that he lived two villages away and that his father was a landlord with enough resources to support an entire village. Subbu would… Read More

Crybaby Radhey – Flash Fiction Story

Artwork of a brown man crying

Reading Time: 2 minutes Radhey was a crybaby. It was his signature characteristic. From the time of his birth till the day of his death, Radhey’s face was a perpetual wetland. Salty streams had etched their course, puffing and wrinkling brown skin…. Read More

HIS PRINCESS by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers / Masticadores! HIS PRINCESS is a story that will disturb you. There is nothing human about it. Or have we given the word ‘human’ more respect and importance than it deserves?… Read More

A Good-looking Boy Named Harry – Flash Fiction Story

A pencil topper that is a plastic boy's head

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hari was born to parents named Joseph and Mary. He was only six when he started calling himself Harry. It seemed right to match the western ring in his parents’ names. Though that was all he wished to… Read More

When I Close My Eyes by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to Tuesday Flash Fiction at Gobblers / Masticadores. Please read my NEW FLASH FICTION STORY – When I Close My Eyes. A mother’s eyes will never forget what they saw. Her mind replays the horror! Please click… Read More

A Full Glass of Life – Flash Fiction Story

The cartoon of a girl face and scarf around her neck with strands of lights in the foreground

Reading Time: 2 minutes Parvati had never seen misery her entire life. Fifty-seven winters and her skin still glistened. Her hair was as black as charcoal. And her smile was a shapely window to a perfect set of teeth, white and neatly… Read More

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