Flash | “Going Home”

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Adventure Time by designtu on DeviantArt “Going Home” The key felt real. More real than anything Jorge had touched in this world. And as he walked toward the door that would take him home, the key’s weight grew, dragging down his pocket. Jorge reached inside his pocket and drew out the key. The key was larger […]

Flash | “Attack of Mechopus”

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SteamPunk Octopus by AlexBroeckel on DeviantArt “Attack of Mechopus” Benjak woke to an explosion of sound. A howling alarm whooping with urgency and finality. Saying, Get up or we all die. Everyday might bring Benjak’s death. A reality of hauling barrels of spice from the southern colonies all the way under and up the curving […]

Flash | “Messages from the Sea”

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Long message service by AquaSixio on DeviantArt   “Messages from the Sea” The sea licked the white sandy beach, rushing in with a quiet roar. The water reflected the color of peaches and kiwis from the rising sun on the horizon. With each lick of a wave came the scent of salt, so strong someone could […]

Flash | “Magic for Sale”

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Magic Shop by Vylla on DeviantArt   “Magic for Sale” Five coopers and a two dimes couldn’t buy  a bread loaf let alone the medicine needed to fight off the flu spreading through the tenements in the lower wards. Charlie stared at the seven measly coins in his hand and wrapped his fingers tightly around the […]

Flash |”Where to the Nearest”

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It’s Friday. And it’s the start of a new feature from me. Every Friday I’m going to try posting short flash fiction. Short narratives inspired by great art I find on the web. I don’t own any of this art, it’s just really cool and sparks my imagination. I’ll always credit the great artists so […]