flash fiction

Flash Fiction Four: Fantasy and Fables

Long ago, Snow White’s ancestors invaded a beautiful, sunny land. There she lived in the Queen’s care. The Queen asked her magic mirror, “Who is the fairest in the land?”

It replied, “If you mean fair as in pale, it’s Snow White. But don’t hold yourself to the beauty standards of your oppressors. Love yourself.”

21 May 2018
Flash Fiction Three: Creative [Non]Fiction

We kept a jar of my grandmother’s chilli pickle in the freezer while my father flew to Malaysia for her funeral.

18 April 2018
Flash Fiction Two: Fanfiction

Content warning: sex
The doctor is kneeling on top of the Tardis. They raise one of their hands; floating through the rings of a gas giant—imagine Saturn but lavender—particles twist around their sixth digit. They remember a quote from a Futurama episode: “The ship stays where it is, and the engine moves the universe around it.”

14 March 2018
Flash Fiction One: Rejected Black Mirror Pitches

Laura wakes up. She thinks, “Oh god, I’ve got that big presentation today!” She jumps out of bed to get dressed, but suddenly! Her legs are computers!!!!!!!!!! By the time she gets to work the meeting is over and she’s still in her pyjamas.

14 February 2018
Flash Fiction: Cliff Hangers

A collection of 100-word cliffhangers that leave us wanting more

25 February 2016