Category Archives: flash fiction

Listening

I’m woken abruptly, blinking in the lightless room, uncurling myself from the corner sofa where I crashed out. Terrible noises. Coming from the floor below. Possibly a few floors below. The high shrieks shoot their way into my head, bringing me … Continue reading

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The accountant (flash fiction)

My accountant is an annoying man. Short. Brown hair. Too young and naive at the first interview to realize what sort of work I do. Not stupid enough to remain oblivious to my schemes once inside, but too scared to … Continue reading

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In the dark (flash fiction)

“Don’t waste your time looking up, darling.” A voice, once smooth like water running over rocks, voice now broken and high-pitched. He knew whose voice it was. “Even if you could see there’s nothing here worth looking at.” “Where am I?” … Continue reading

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Carreras (flash fiction)

“Mommy has a new boyfriend.” Six year old Erica was eating a cheese and pickle sandwich on the school playground. Her little blond playmate, Sam, sat swinging her thin legs back and forward. “Is he nice?” “He bought me candy,” … Continue reading

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