Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Things Sometimes Went Bump

I originally wrote this flash fiction on the theme of ‘Beneath’. I’ve never written about my home town before, but I’d recently found out about the old underground canals beneath the place where I grew up, and it made me … Continue reading

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The Young Man and the Sea and The William Baron Cup

I suppose it’s quite unusual to get to the grand old age of 57 without winning a cup, but I’m pleased to say that I’ve finally broken my duck. My flash fiction ‘The Young Man and the Sea’ was awarded … Continue reading

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The Cove

First published in Flash Flood 2014 If it was real, it would be part of Blackpool, except that there is no cove there. There isn’t a cove with a long, curving harbour wall extending from the northern cliff face. The … Continue reading

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Girl v Monsters

First published in Flash Flood 2015 Will you find her? Will you find her in time? Will you find her before the monsters get to her? There are monsters on the bus. There are monsters at the school gates. There … Continue reading

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Everything Lost

First published in Flash Flood 2016 She crawls into the space under the bed. In the real world, it is full of boxed books and cocooned quilts. They exist here too, but are easily bypassed, as she wriggles past them … Continue reading

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Flash Fire – 29th November

I’ll be reading at this event on 29th November, 8 pm, at the Park Hotel in Lancaster. Facebook link.

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Snow Day – Flash Fiction online on 12/10/12

My flash fiction ‘Snow Day’ will make its online debut at http://flashfloodjournal.blogspot.co.uk/ on 12th October at 10 am.

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