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Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction – time to vote again. :)

Indies Unlimited has a great bunch of flash fiction stories for you to vote on this week – so please do! And no, you do NOT have to vote for mine, I never do so why should you? -grin-

http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/06/18/vote-for-the-next-flash-fiction-champ-2/

Just click on the link above to go to the voting page. If you haven’t read all the stories, there’s a link on the page that will take you to the stories themselves.

cheers

Meeks


Flash fiction picture prompt for Father’s Day

bowtie pic promptIn Australia, Father’s Day falls on the first Sunday of September, so we are still a long way from celebrating.

Wrong dates aside, when I saw this picture prompt over at Indies Unlimited, it reminded me of the bow ties my Dad used to love. He’d wear them with black, or sometimes white tails when he went out busking with his violin. He was something of an icon in Melbourne. 🙂

Anyway, one thought led to another, and after weeks of utilitarian thinking [mostly about work and finances], I suddenly felt a creative tickle coming on. The result is a 246 word flash fiction story about ties and Dads.

You can find the story here :

http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2014/06/14/flash-fiction-challenge-a-gift-for-dad/

…along with other great stories by fellow Indie writers.

The Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Competition is open to everybody, so if you have a creative itch to scratch come join us. 🙂

cheers

Meeks


No Regrets – another flash fiction story

“Look out!” I cried as I upended the table in Valentin’s face.

The heavy cast iron seemed to float through the air, as light as a feather, but I wasn’t paying it any attention. In that timeless moment of extreme stress my mind was busy ticking things off my internal to-do list.

Shield Valentin with the cast iron table. Check.
Reach for gun in purse. Check.
Lunge out of chair. Check.
Shoot assassin…

You can see the photo prompt, and read the rest of my latest attempt at :

http://www.indiesunlimited.com/2013/10/05/flash-fiction-challenge-hell-comes-to-breakfast/

While you’re there, why not write a story of your own? It’s just 250 words and the winner of each weekly challenge is selected by readers’ choice, so we all have a chance to win. 🙂

Happy Sunday,

Meeks


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