Flash fiction for the purposeful writer: Balloons

I have been away for quite some time but am so glad to find that some of the challenges I used to enjoy still exist. This is most certainly one of them 🙂 you can find the details here. XxL3HMZ9Ywgj72pIQZQLuQZRBTr68OTE2WBG7e41 freephotos.cc Everything was set and ready as the starting pistol sounded to start the race. [...]

FFftPP: Meeting point

“It was really dark last night, but I’m pretty sure this is the place.” Johnny looked dubiously at the rickety -looking bridge that crossed the river. “It’s covered. Simon, you know I would prefer doing this kind of deal somewhere we can at least call for help.” “Come on, do you seriously think that anybody [...]

FFftPP: Archaeology

https://rogershipp.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/bone.jpg?w=700 https://pixabay.com/en/bone-large-ostrich-femur-bleached-316228/ The first one was a surprise. I mean, when you do archaeology you don’t expect to stumble across human remains. Especially not when you are excavating the kitchen area of a big settlement. Admittedly, when we discovered the first piece we were hoping that we were wrong. Testing would prove the bones were [...]

FFftPP: Instinct

“It was instinct, I just let go of them.” Barnaby gave his partner a withering glance. “I don’t think that was instinct.” Ellie just shrugged. “I am telling you, mate, that this was absolutely instinctual. I didn’t mean to let go of them but it just happened. I don’t know what it was. Maybe they [...]