Micro Fiction

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Flash Fiction  |  House: The Imaginarium


A book of short pieces, mostly stories, inspired by challenges found in '4000 Creative Writing Prompts To Unstick Your Brain' written by Bill Weiss and available on Amazon. The pieces included in
this will have a maximum of 100 words.

Table of Contents

Shelter

Submitted: September 04, 2018

Shelter   The clap of thunder, lightning flash, and the downpour that followed, forced us to move our picnic to somewhere un... Read Chapter

That Damned Tree.

Submitted: September 04, 2018

That Damned Tree.   That damned tree! I knew it had it in for me! “Come on, Trey. We’ll check out our aiming ski... Read Chapter

Wood Shavings

Submitted: September 04, 2018

Wood Shavings.   After he died, I offered to clear out my Grandfather’s shed. I was doing it as a favor for my Grandmother... Read Chapter

Escape Plan

Submitted: September 04, 2018

Escape Plan   Helen made her way to the garage door in darkness. She was making her escape, could not chance the glow of eve... Read Chapter

No Other Way

Submitted: September 04, 2018

No Other Way.   I watched as the eagle took flight, desperate to see where it was heading. High up in the sky, it wheeled ... Read Chapter

Here Comes Bump

Submitted: September 05, 2018

“Here Comes Bump!”   Barney McGregor was known to all, both friends and enemies, as Bump. When ever he stepped outside h... Read Chapter

Under Observation

Submitted: September 05, 2018

Under Observation   Here she comes, and yep, she’s sitting down before me. Will she? Yes, she will; she lifts my top, expo... Read Chapter

Hard To Believe

Submitted: September 05, 2018

Hard To Believe.   You might find it hard to believe but I really do have fairies living at the bottom of my garden. No ... Read Chapter

Global Lack Of Exercise.....

Submitted: September 05, 2018

Global Lack Of Exercise Heightens Disease Risk.   Health experts are warning that a global lack of exercise is heightening t... Read Chapter

At The Diner

Submitted: September 05, 2018

At The Diner   The diner just didn’t seem right for what he had to say. She sat in the booth across from him, looked i... Read Chapter

Thoughts Of A Letter

Submitted: September 06, 2018

Thoughts Of A Letter.   How can I convey the depth of his feelings, of the emotions he tried to pour into these words? I’m... Read Chapter

Plotting Plant

Submitted: September 06, 2018

Plotting Plant. You used to tend to me with such care, then he had to give you ‘those’. Now you hardly look at me, spending your ... Read Chapter

That Smell!

Submitted: September 06, 2018

That Smell!   The bin men are on strike again! It wouldn’t be so bad if it was cooler, autumn or winter, maybe. But it... Read Chapter

Slow Progress

Submitted: September 06, 2018

Slow Progress Inching forward, am I ever going to reach my destination. Enclosed, strapped in to my seat. I shuffle around trying... Read Chapter

Clouded

Submitted: September 06, 2018

Clouded I lay on my back and stare up in to the sky. It’s cloudy, but not with those grey or black ones that bring heaviness an... Read Chapter

The Big Wheel

Submitted: September 06, 2018

The Big Wheel. We wait, but the queue does not get any shorter. Everyone, it seems, wants to ride on that wheel high up in to the s... Read Chapter

The Wind

Submitted: September 06, 2018

The Wind   Coming from behind it pushes you forward, presses you on, surrounds you in its essence. You’ll stumble in a g... Read Chapter

Pizza!

Submitted: September 07, 2018

Pizza! Easy as a quick-dial phone call. A few minutes wait then the knock at the door. The instant we spot that box, that’s it.... Read Chapter

Handbrake!

Submitted: September 07, 2018

Handbrake!   The car moved slowly backwards. As she took in the scene her world seemed to slip out of time, in to ‘unreal... Read Chapter

Grease

Submitted: September 07, 2018

Grease. I always think of grease as an oily, thick substance made to keep joints, especially mechanical ones, running smoothly. ... Read Chapter

Fluctuate.

Submitted: September 07, 2018


Written starting each sentence with consecutive letters of the word.
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Brogzelfa

Submitted: September 07, 2018


Make up a definition for the word 'brogzelfa' then put it in a story.
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Blind

Submitted: September 09, 2018

Blind.   People ask me how I can cope with not being able to see. Being blind. My eyes might not work, but other senses ... Read Chapter

Freefall

Submitted: September 09, 2018

Freefall   An adventure of a life-time, that’s what I thought. I tug on the chord again. The parachute should be open ... Read Chapter

And A One, Two, Three...

Submitted: September 09, 2018

And A One, Two, Three...   We’d practised long, we’d practised hard. And now it was time to put it all in to action. ... Read Chapter

Miscommunication

Submitted: September 10, 2018

Miscommunication ‘I’ll be arriving 8/9/18. Meet me at the airport.’ That had been the message. It’s on the screen, right ... Read Chapter

Symphonic

Submitted: September 10, 2018

Symphonic William liked to spend his afternoons listening to music. Not the jolty sounds of popular stuff, but the more gentle clas... Read Chapter

Dinner

Submitted: September 10, 2018

Dinner “I’m going to do it,” my sister says. “What?” She has this tendency to come out with things she’s thinking abo... Read Chapter

Roadkill?

Submitted: September 10, 2018

Roadkill? Driving along at a steady 50mph. The road seems quiet except for the two vehicles behind me. Kind of wish they’d just get... Read Chapter

Late Night Laundromat

Submitted: September 11, 2018

Late Night Laundromat. An eerie place to sit, late at night, alone. Every single revolution of that washing machine I can hear, f... Read Chapter

One Final Chance

Submitted: September 11, 2018

One Final Chance. “You do realize how much money you’ve wasted over the years?” Enid asked. “What?” Charles asked, co... Read Chapter

Spatters!

Submitted: September 13, 2018

Spatters! There was blood on the floor of the hallway. Enough for me to notice as soon as I opened the door. I stepped back cauti... Read Chapter

The Sign

Submitted: September 13, 2018

The Sign. ‘Red sky in the morning – a storm is on the way.’ That’s what Niall had been told, by his grandfather, by his fathe... Read Chapter

Mediocrity

Submitted: September 13, 2018

Mediocrity. Kelly was determined to be noticed, to step out from mediocrity. She wasn’t clever, wasn’t dense – just mediocr... Read Chapter

Mapped Out

Submitted: September 15, 2018

Mapped Out. He had it all planned, did Fred. Right down to the very minor roads. He poured over maps for hours on end, tracing routes... Read Chapter

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