Two weeks after my roommate’s boyfriend moved in, I started taking my evening meals in the diner two doors down from our building on Wilson Street. It was the only way I could get any peace; Cody didn’t know what the word ‘quiet’ meant, and the TV was permanently tuned to the sports channels. He […]
This story is now out for submission! This flash was inspired by a comment from Nerine Dorman about a misspelling, turning homemade goods into DIY deities!
I’m feeling too despondent about the results of the General Election in the UK to write a new flash, so I thought I’d repost this old one from 2013 – dystopian future seemed all too apt. Enjoy. When we used to watch the apocalypse on TV, we always saw people finding shelter. Old schools, houses, […]
I couldn’t pinpoint the exact moment I woke up. One minute my mind was filled with nothing but swirling images that expanded so much they broke apart into tatters, and the next I was in a darkened room. My eyes struggled to focus on the smoke that hung low, clinging to the lamps on the […]
I dreamed of the bombers again last night. Their steady drone filled the air, and orange flames tore open the skies. I woke up with my hands clamped against my ears, fighting to block out the banshee wail of the sirens. I thought I smelled the damp earth of the shelter, and I expected to […]
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