What Would You Do – Flash Fiction Story

A black and white image of a pair of open hands submerged in water

Reading Time: 2 minutes I know something that I wish I didn’t. This knowledge came to me in the form of a confession. But I call it panic-stricken sharing. The person who gave me this information is someone close to me. No… 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

Tumbleweed by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

Tumbleweed lying in the middle of a dry and dusty road

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome! It’s Flash Fiction Tuesday at Gobblers / Masticadores. Lost and forlorn. A feeling that consumes and debilitates. Ever felt like people aren’t your thing, the world isn’t your place… Read ahead, and click the blue link to… Read More

Cuckoo Bird Crazy – Flash Fiction Story

A pair of hands holding up a cardboard with an angry emoji face painted on it

Reading Time: 2 minutes The boy hated his name. It made him want to hide in the shadows and question his parents’ wisdom. But the nonsensical tag was more the mother’s doing than the father’s. The couple had never gotten along, and… Read More

A Highly Competitive Bitch by Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

A confident looking woman holding a knife with smoke engulfing her

Reading Time: < 1 minute WELCOME to another edition of TUESDAY FLASH FICTION at Gobblers / Masticadores. What happens when a stupid game becomes a fight for life? Is it so easy for madness to overtake ordinary people? Or was the insanity already… 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

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

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

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

Hands Up! By Terveen Gill — Gobblers / Masticadores

The yellowed open pages of an old book

Reading Time: < 1 minute Good day to you all! Hope everyone’s getting along fine. I present to you another flash fiction story published by Gobblers/Masticadores. This is the story of a poor simpleton and his brother Manu. People and relationships often show… Read More

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