short story #6: In her own right…

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short story #6: The start of something new…

Against the backdrop of the dark night sky, the La Tour Eiffel was the crowning glory for the city of love. Mia drank in the splendid sight in front of her. At 24, it was her first solo trip and the view was well worth the effort. "Who goes to the city of love on … Continue reading short story #6: The start of something new…

short story #5: Verisimilitude

verisimilitude (noun): the quality of seeming true or of having the appearance of reality. The funny thing about life is that things are never quite what they appear to be. Humans are the most intelligent and resourceful creatures in this planet. It's no wonder that they are also extremely skilfull when it comes to covering … Continue reading short story #5: Verisimilitude

short story #4: When I tell the truth…

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short story #3: Not a run-of-the-mill fairy tale!

Once upon a time, in a faraway land called Twistopia, there lived a young prince named Pleasant. He'd grown up into a decent, intelligent man. One fateful day, while Pleasant was roaming about, admiring the beauty of his kingdom he was kidnapped by Nagini - an evil dragon. Luckily for Pleasant, his cries for help … Continue reading short story #3: Not a run-of-the-mill fairy tale!

short story #2: Becky and Suze (Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner)

Becky hated exercise as much as she loved chocolates. Waking up early and trudging up to the gym to squeeze in a workout session before work was hard. And well, it wasn't her idea of fun. Going to the gym also meant running into the fitness freaks whose slim, lean figures made her suck in … Continue reading short story #2: Becky and Suze (Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner)

#AtoZChallenge: Queue in the cafe (short story #1)

The coffee shop was packed to its full capacity on that Monday morning. The queue that had formed twisted and filled the tiny shop. Ryan came bursting in through the door, his chest heaving with exertion. Breathing heavily and nervously glancing at his watch, he stumbled to a stop in front of Martha who was … Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Queue in the cafe (short story #1)