Always Back of the Line by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

A waist down shot of people standing in a long line

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS & MASTICADORES! Always back of the line. Some things never change. By the time he gets to the front – – the world is a different place. How’s that? Please read… Read More

You’re Suffering from Writer’s Foot by Terveen Gill — Gobblers & Masticadores

Against a black background, two soles of feet with a happy face and a sad face painted on either

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS & MASTICADORES! A woman finds herself in a predicament. She’s unable to finish writing her novel. A doctor could help her sort things out. She’s got a foot that’s giving her… Read More

Cheers to Me! — Gobblers & Masticadores – Flash Fiction Story

A man lying face down on the floor with an open bottle of alcohol next to him

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS & MASTICADORES! He’s a guy who knows exactly what he wants. There’s no middle path when it comes to a good drink. He won’t miss a party but may be a… Read More

Ms. Hellbich by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores // Flash Fiction

A pair of glasses lying on an open diary with a pen restring on the page

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME TO TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at GOBBLERS / MASTICADORES! A woman has suffered since childhood because of her last name. It’s far from pretty and conveys her in a negative light. Children gave her a hard time in… Read More

An Unheard Conversation – Flash Fiction Story

One old lady standing behind another old lady with her hands on the woman's shoulders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two old ladies sit side by side. Both are hard of hearing. One is Shama and the other is Masha. Sisters by birth, friends by choice. Eighty-eight and ninety-two, ripe ages with much decay yet plenty left to… 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’…

Oooooh Writer – You Think You’re So Cool!

Wall art depicting an annoyed man with one eye holding an ice cream with his eyeball on top as a garnish

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oooooh writer, you think you’re so cool. Oooooh writer, the ever-suffering fool. I see that page, that pen, that look in your eye. It’s not cannabis that gives you that overwhelming high. Your mind is a wonderland, though… Read More

Too Many Questions? – Flash Fiction Story

The bronze sculpture of The Thinker against a wooden backdrop

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hi, is that really you? How’s it going? Are you surprised to see me? What? You don’t know me? How can that be? Remember that lemon tree? On the corner of Bradbury Street? Which tree?

Dad Came Back as Pancho – Flash Fiction Story

A close up of a cute Pomeranian tilting his head and looking upwards

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pancho wasn’t the smartest dog, but he was adorable. He was a Pomeranian. Not too big, not too small. Just the right size. Cute enough to make you smile and cuddle him real tight. The only annoying thing… Read More

That Crazy Proposal – Flash Fiction Story

Helium balloons shaped as a diamond ring and a kissing emoji

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Will you marry me?’ Shut Up! ‘Okay.’ No, idiot. Try again. ‘Oh! Sure.’ (clears throat) ‘Will you, please, marry me?’ You think please makes it sound better? ‘It makes it sound nicer.’ You’re not preaching manners. Damn! ‘What… Read More

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