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

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’…

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.

Literally Reruns – Papi by Christopher Dehon — literally stories

A black and white image of an old TV with no screen and behind which is a flowing river

Reading Time: < 1 minute If you are in the mood for a wonderful short story and writing that makes your jaw drop to the floor, then LITERALLY STORIES is the right choice for you. They are all about creative short stories. I’ve… Read More

Ranga and His White Girlfriend – Flash Fiction Story

The intertwined hands of an interracial couple wearing casual clothes

Reading Time: 3 minutes When Ranga was with Sally, he felt like a better person. Not because Sally brought out the goodness in him. But because he was the brown boy who had bagged first prize – a white girlfriend. That’s what… Read More

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

I Will Run Away – Flash Fiction Story

A metal statue of a naked man looking back while running away

Reading Time: 2 minutes I will run away. The idea is cemented in my mind. No, there’s nothing you can do to make me stay. If you really cared, this act of reconciliation wouldn’t have been so delayed. You speak of faults… 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.

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