A Failed Fairy Tale Princess – Flash Fiction Story

A toddler dressed in a Snow White costume holding her mother's hand and walking

Reading Time: 3 minutes Snow had been fed a liberal amount of fairy tales from a rather young age. Open wide. Chew them well. Now swallow. She had been only two when her mother had first introduced her to Snow White, the… Read More

They Left Me Here to Die – Flash Fiction Story

The black and white close up of a man's upper half face covered with sand

Reading Time: 3 minutes I can’t believe they left me here to die. What a pair of idiots! Seriously. It’s been twenty-two days now, and I’m still alive. Bravo, Ann and Tim. I applaud your incompetence. If we ever meet again, I’ll… 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

Servant Girl Munni – Flash Fiction Story

A young girl in dirty clothes standing and staring from behind a wired fence

Reading Time: 2 minutes Munni stood behind the door, peeking through the crack she had discovered three days after her first day of joining. The girl’s mother had barely waited for her to turn eight before exerting her right as a parent… Read More

Noorie and Steve Forever – Flash Fiction Story

At dusk with the city skyline behind them, the silhouettes of a couple holding hands and leaning backwards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Noorie had found the love of her life. He was Steve, a handsome six-feet-three Caucasian. And in him she had found herself. Remove the ‘Cauc’ and she was revealed, a pretty five-feet-two Asian. They had met at university,… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – The Village Bride by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

Reading Time: < 1 minute A big thanks to Gobblers/Masticadores for taking me aboard as a contributing writer. This is truly a diverse writing platform for writers from all across the world. Read ahead and click the blue link to enjoy the entire… Read More

Make a House a Home Again – Flash Fiction Story

A cream-yellow door in a grey slated exterior wall with a porch light next to it

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello. Good to see you. I’ve been waiting awhile. No problem. Come in. Have a look around. I hope you’ll like what you see. It’s been some time since anyone’s walked these hallways. Nothing to be sad about… Read More

Please Let Me Pee! – Flash Fiction Story

A small wooden figurine standing in front of a flush in peeing posture

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Please let me pee!’ My words elicited no response. My full bladder was squealing like a pig about to be slaughtered. Five minutes are a lot when you’re controlling the urge to urinate. I should’ve just emptied myself… Read More

The Vegetable Vendor – Flash Fiction Story

An old Indian man with whit hair sitting and looking tired

Reading Time: 2 minutes He stood at the street corner, the rays from the light pole bathed the vegetables on his handcart in a sickly, yellow color. But there was no other place the vegetable vendor could stand. This was his designated… Read More

Yellow Eyes Still Haunt Me – Flash Fiction Story

The close up of a human eye with a yellow tinted eyeball

Reading Time: 2 minutes The hands that cradle me are confident, protective. They lay me down gently. I relish the soft extravagance. My body is new, fours days old, but my soul has been around for a while. Centuries have gone by,… Read More

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