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Friday flash fiction – Five Points of Ingress to the Land Beyond This One

The first point of ingress to the land beyond this one is a gap in the berry hedge to the west of Greatbury Manor. One must enter from the inner side, so not just navigating the estate’s maze of orchards … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Dimble Family Fungus

Smetter’s Crusted Toadstool (Malus sienkiewiczii) fruits once every seven years. On each occasion, it heralds a new apocalypse for the Dimble family. Nearly half a century ago, Letitia Dimble’s great-grandparents Bertram and Millie were lost when their greenhouse spontaneously combusted … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – The Last, Greatest Gig of the Shrieking Alpacas

The Shrieking Alpacas played their last, greatest gig at the Wisdom Street Hotel on the night of the twenty-ninth of February. They had nothing left to prove after the five song setlist brought the house down. Song One was “Ignorance” … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – Slipjack Junction

It struck me as an unusual business, burying Jeremiah Bench in a salt-packed grave with a silver dollar under his tongue and cherrywood stakes through his hands and feet. Reckon something about Bench’s hideout must’ve spooked Sheriff Gunderson into his … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Out of Context

I think they closed down the poetry servers last night. That must be what happened, because this morning nobody understands how metaphors work. We all remember using them, but now we’re not sure what they were for. Ish is pissed … Continue reading

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