Browsing Tag

Flash Fiction

Stories January 10, 2009

The Interview

  She was nervous and fidgety as she rode the escalator. What if he screamed, refused the interview and threw her out? Don’t be silly. He won’t recognize you. What if he did? He wouldn’t. Celebrity Reporter Dianne Cooper’s stylized self bore no resemblance to the disguised, teenaged DeeCee he had met. She had ascended in life. But then, so had he! For the last five years, she had carried the guilt of having used him. It had been a…

Continue Reading

Stories November 26, 2005

The first 55-er

Lifestyle ProBlog

This unnamed 55-er is inspired by a real life conversation. Insipred, it is not the transcript. The real conversation didn’t end the way this does. I don’t personally know the two who were involved in it, so I haven’t taken their permission before publishing this story. My apologies for that… “…I hope you understand now” sad “Yeah” upset “I had to…” sad “Hmm”quiet “I’m sorry…” apologetic “Its ok” forgiving “If I ever come back?” uncertain “I’ll welcome you with my…

Continue Reading

Lifestyle Stories November 18, 2005

That Monsoon – part II

Women Painting

If you missed part I, it can be read here part II begins- This is what I did… Ok, don’t hit me….. ducking for cover The story is still 55 words! No one said anything about images now….. right??? By the way, the story is true, and the image is a pic of my first ever oil painting…… It was August 2000 and my semester was just over. Fortunately, I got a month off!!!!! Thats rare, and I was jubilant.…

Continue Reading

Stories November 16, 2005

That Monsoon – part I

Raindrops of Glass

Here is my attempt at 55 word fiction It was typical monsoon afternoon -dreary. Everything was a shade of grey, from light to dark and everything in between. A dark gloom had enveloped everything… I was confined indoors and the blank colourless walls stared back at me… The starkness became unbearable… I decided to do something about it… Raindrops on Glass To be continued… Keeping in with the tradition, this is also in parts! 🙂 Read part two – The…

Continue Reading