Author Archives: Lexifab

My Year of Busking

Fifty two weeks. Fifty two stories. As of the middle of July, my Friday flash fiction project had its anniversary. To my utter astonishment, I didn’t miss a single deadline. I came close a couple of times, but not nearly … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities

Mademoiselle de la Faim closes the heavy iron door behind the final stragglers and begins her well-rehearsed tour speech. “Ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to welcome you to the Gallery of Extraordinary Oddities. No doubt your feet feel tired … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Final Stand Protocol

“We’ve been in this foxhole for eighteen hours and you still haven’t told me your name. Do you think I’m an alien spy or something?” Renee Carlton considers the question. She doesn’t know this person. “You might be,” she concedes. … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Gallows and Plank in the Cotswolds

“Question for you,” remarked the Australian magician to the American detective as they roared down a narrow lane between towering blackberry hedges, “did you know they drive on the left in this country?” Emily-Jane Plank reefed the wheel, missing a … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Nonemyr Play (A Gleaming Principalities Tale)

“Do you mean to tell me that your masters’ gift to Princess Naomi is a – a play?” Flopknot’s fuzzy little nose twitched with a profound irritation which careless onlookers might misinterpret as adorable cuteness. It was the sort of … Continue reading

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