TAKEN HOSTAGE AGAIN by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute READ my Flash Fiction Story – TAKEN HOSTAGE AGAIN. Published by Gobblers/Masticadores. The mind can be a tricky place. It can either benefit you or ruin you. Sometimes, you have no choice or say. Scary…

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

Sweet January by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Please read Goodbye Sweet January, a flash fiction story written by me and published by Gobblers/Masticadores. I hope you enjoy it! A mother’s heart can never give up. Thank you Ms. Manuela Timofte and Mr. Juan Re Crivello.

THE HOUSE IS ON FIRE! – Flash Fiction Story

A burning house engulfed by flames of fire

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every night, Juju would wake up and scream, ‘THE HOUSE IS ON FIRE!’ The first time it happened, his wife, Maya, ran screaming through the house, searching for the fire, fearing for her life and the lives of… 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.

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

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

Please GOD! Give Me That DAMN Sign!

A bright orange neon sign of folded hands in prayer

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi there! Back Again? Why wouldn’t you be? It’s not like there’s much to do on a Friday evening or Saturday morning. Pick your day and time. It all depends on where you are in the world right… Read More

Acceptance and Tolerance and the Sin of Being Powerless

A black and white image of a man in a shirt holding a box that he has placed over his face and head

Reading Time: 6 minutes Hello lovely readers! You all look so wonderful at a distance. Let’s just keep it that way! Someone, very special to me, recently asked me a question that hasn’t settled in any corner of my mind. Now you… Read More

Flash Fiction Story – Too Much Beauty

Strands of orange saffron against a purple background

Reading Time: 2 minutes Too much beauty is a painful thing. I grew up in a small village. It was beautiful. Clean air, fragrant lands, a never-ending sky that bled beautiful colors with every rising and setting sun. But it wasn’t just… Read More

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