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» See You With The Sun By Meghan McDonald Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

I hated my funeral. Everyone was all sad and quiet. Dad was like a statue. Mom was the opposite. She wouldn’t stop moving and there were tissues everywhere. She had on a dress with no sleeves so she couldn’t stick Kleenex up her sleeves like she usually does. And it …

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» Dolls Eye by Philip Berry Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

It’s an old memory. Too old to upset. Content continues after advertisement I pressed the cool skin of her cheek with a plump, immature finger. Then traced the roots of her fixed lashes. I recalled the optimistic flourish of their application, leaning into the mirror, which itself leaned against the …

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» The Waiting Game By Tom McMillan Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

When the door clicks shut, his mouth starts running. Outside there is only snow, a pale sheet stretching three miles in all directions. Sunset turns the sky into an aging bruise. From the glass, this reflected father looks healthier, thicker, less translucent. Content continues after advertisement He’s lost in her …

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Dying to Know, Afraid to Find Out: Building Tension in Fiction

Please welcome multipublished author Lynne Griffin to Writer Unboxed today! Lynne is the author of the novels Girl Sent Away (SixOneSeven Books), Sea Escape (Simon & Schuster) and Life Without Summer (St. Martin’s Press), and the non-fiction guides, Let’s Talk About it: Adolescent Mental Health (SixOneSeven Books) and Negotiation Generation …

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» free cab ride for a broken heart by Heather Schutmaat Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

Twenty-four hours of travel. Content continues after advertisement She is across the world and for him, it isn’t love. Standing on the steps of a small restaurant, on a crowded street in Chinatown. Watching the car drive away. If it were her in that car, she would trace the raindrops …

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Dorothy’s Shoes By Natascha Tallowin Short stories, flash fiction and creative writing online.

She arrived on the eve of the carnival, weaving her way amongst the crowds of flushed faces. Content continues after advertisement She hovered for the briefest of moments, casting a dark curious eye across the cacophony of sugar coated confectionary, before stopping slowly to pin a small hand-penned notice to …

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