Speculative Fiction

Fireplace

A 100-word story based on the writing prompt, ‘fireplace’.

The Switch

“ENDD agonised over whether she should reveal her true identity. She yearned to tell the Commander that she was, after all, a she – beautiful and triumphant in the knowledge of her transcendence. And yet, the consequences gnawed at her like the splinter of a glitch. Would he truly accept her?”

Forever Home

Nothing beats the moment when an animal finally realises they’re home to stay. Here’s a story that was penned in honour of that moment, published by FiftyWordStories!

Dawn

Short, drabble-length prose poetry based on the writing prompt, ‘dawn’.

Harvest

“Beyond the lake of molten brimstone, voices accosted the Ferryman as he piled flesh onto wood.

‘Where am I?’ one squeaked.

‘I’m thirsty!’ another complained.

Kol groaned. The Harvest had only just begun.”

Caffeine

“I stride towards the worn mahogany counter, my fingers rummaging for the change that will fuel my addiction. A familiar, rich fragrance wafts up to me, engulfing me in lingering tendrils of earthy ecstasy.

Mmm. Dark and doomed as a hollow soul; saccharine as the honeyed kiss of death. My new medication.”

Aisle 16

What happens when an exhausted father beleaguered by strange and unexplained accidents takes his daughter to purchase the latest Sparkletastic Teddy Bears? Here’s a little flash fiction story I wrote the other day!


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