“There’s Nobody There!” – Ghostly Flash Fiction for Halloween

It’s a while since I last posted some flash fiction, but there’s no better time than Halloween I guess! A couple of days early, and Sunday is usually the day I post original fiction, but nothing wrong with a Saturday, right? Here is an eerie ghost story for you.

Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 6

Carrying on the story with part 6. If you’ve missed the others, never fear. Here they are… Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 He looked vaguely unimpressed considering we were identical people – well aside from the fact that he carried a little bit more weight around the middle. He lookedContinue reading “Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 6”

Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 3

First post in two weeks and I simply had to catch up with my serial. Want to see previous parts? Part 1 is here. Part 2 here. Enjoy! ‘If that’s your idea of a joke,’ I gave him a disgusted look, ‘then I find that profoundly unfunny. Take me home, then leave.’ ‘Not a joke.Continue reading “Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 3”

Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 1

A new serial! This idea has been bouncing around my head for a few weeks now but until now I haven’t had much to go on apart from this opening scene. I hope you all like this and forgive the unusual nature of the title. It is explanatory – partly – but I have alwaysContinue reading “Snippet Sunday: Syzygy Part 1”

Snippet Sunday 10/5/15(2): Dwarf Star Part 8 (Finale)

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7 A wave of air passed through the tunnel and swept over the crowd, signalling the arrival of the metro. He found the high-pitched humming comforting as the maglev train slid gracefully into view. Looking left and then right he stopped forward toContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 10/5/15(2): Dwarf Star Part 8 (Finale)”

Snippet Sunday 10/5/15 (1): Dwarf Star Part 7

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6 Here’s part 7. Because I missed posting anything last Sunday, I will post the finale later today. Enjoy this penultimate part of the story! ‘Yes,’ she sighed. ‘My grandmother recorded everything I did, with one small exception. None of the footage she sent backContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 10/5/15 (1): Dwarf Star Part 7”

Snippet Sunday 26/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 6

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 When she came to, the most immediate thing she noticed was the bright, orange glow all around her. It hurt her eyes and she composed herself, opening them slowly. She was confronted with a sight of which she could not make any sense, inside what appeared toContinue reading “Snippet Sunday 26/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 6”

Snippet Sunday 19/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 5

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 ‘I know you only from photographs,’ she said, rubbing at her sore throat. ‘How did you know who I was?’ The woman who should have been in her mid 60s but barely looked older than Daisy, looked at her granddaughter with mild rebuke. ‘You look like your dad.Continue reading “Snippet Sunday 19/4/15: Dwarf Star Part 5”