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Friday Flash Fiction: Touched

You can blame futurismic for drawing my attention to this. That in turn led inevitably to this: Touched By Neil Beynon Certainly. I am a four series leisure model. That’s not very nice. I prefer employed. Mr Crabtree. It’s silicone. They can do amazing things with silicone these days. Once […]

Friday Flash Fiction: Fracture

As some readers may have gathered my confidence has taken a bit of a knock of late. A somewhat annoying turn of events following on the heels of stories such as Faraway, Pixies and Territory, that I am quite pleased with. Then my confidence ding happened and out came Devil […]

Friday Flash Fiction: Territory

As long as I’ve been doing the Friday Flash G has been asking me to write a specific type of story. On weeks where I find myself clawing for ideas the answer from her is often: do that one I want you to do…or words to that effect. And so finally I have.

This week’s story was written for G – belatedly – for the occasion of her birthday.

Feel free to provide feedback in the comments.

Territory
By Neil Beynon

Friday Flash Fiction: Faraway

Feedback as ever appreciated. Here goes: Faraway By Neil Beynon The tree still stands. That’s something. That’s what she tries to tell herself as a cold breeze sends her hands to her elbows in search of warmth. Her bag lies discarded by her side, a faded red cross hanging on […]

Friday Flash Fiction: Burned

If you missed last week’s flash, it can be found here.This week’s piece was written at Eastercon for the Friday Flash Fiction workshop we ran to launch Illuminations. Not one to ask others to do what we would not, each of us wrote a story whilst the attendees crafted their […]