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» Up the Garden Path by Avis Hickman-Gibb Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

Janice wasn’t ready; and she’d been sure she would be. So far, she’d stuck precisely to her plan. Content continues after advertisement “Make a plan, have a countdown list to check-off. Work through it steadily. You’ll do it Janice, I’m sure. I have faith in you.” Her therapist had told …

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» A Land of Make-Believe by Avis Hickman-Gibb Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

The sun was hot. That summer was a scorcher. I remember the sweat trickling down the sides of my face. I was always sticky and grubby – I spent most of my time outdoors playing with my new friend. We went to the park, played in my back garden, and …

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» Rite of Passage by Avis Hickman Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I’d got the call at about six-thirty the previous evening; Sunday – during “Songs of Praise”. Not that I was watching it. Content continues after advertisement “How quickly can you get down to London tonight?” “Tonight? I can’t get there tonight; the last train has gone.” “Ok, tomorrow, then?” “Err… …

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» Matters of the Heart by Avis Hickman-Gibb Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

“I walked her down the aisle today – happiest day of my life so far. It doesn’t seem so long ago that she was climbing up onto my knee to make a nest with her special blanket, ready for a bedtime story. Content continues after advertisement “Time flies – doesn’t …

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