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Scarlett Sauvage
Lapsed Writer Starting Again From Scratch
Lapsed Writer Starting Again From Scratch
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75-Word Story: Giggles #FlashFiction #amwriting

Giggles Colin saw little men everywhere. Tiny men. Minuscule men. Men so small that no one else could see them. He watched in horror as they tampered with the brakes on his wife’s old car. He tried to warn her. She said he was mad. And yet, in her last…

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Over three hours ago I sat down to write a story for this blog. Just 100 words. No big deal. 7 pm: Picked up a pencil and sketch pad (my writing tools). Realised I was low on paper. Spent 10 minutes ordering a new sketch pad online. 7.15 pm: Spent another…

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Going Viral The man was naked, all except for a pair of sandals and a bright yellow tie that appeared to point down towards his dangling genitals. He ran onto the stage in the middle of a live political debate, watched by twelve million British viewers.…

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Fluttering Pink ribbons fluttered in the breeze, flapping against the little girl’s head. She giggled and swatted unruly strands of golden hair away from her face. The wind was getting stronger now; it was time to go home. The little girl spread her…

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50-Word Story: Tongue Tied #microfiction #amwriting

Tongue Tied It started as a tiny seed trapped underneath a temporary filling in one of Terry’s molars. Too many glasses of lemonade caused the seed to sprout and take root in his gums. Tiny tendrils spread throughout his mouth, cracking his teeth and…

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100-Word Story: Teeth #Drabble #amwriting

Teeth Teeth. Lips. A face. Maybe. It was hard to tell in the darkness. They definitely had teeth. She could see those clearly. Biters. That’s what they were calling them on social media. No one knew where they came from. They just appeared one night, in…

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100-Word Story: Scabs #FlashFiction #amwriting

Scabs He slid a dirty fingernail around the edge of the scab and slowly peeled it back, exposing the raw meat underneath. Pinprick holes were still visible in the spongy flesh; holes left by the tiny parasites that had burrowed their way into his body. He…

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75-Word Story: Regrets #FlashFiction #amwriting

Regrets Marcus never stops thinking about that one girl. He lies in bed at night trying to figure out what went wrong. He replays their last night together over and over in his mind, wondering if he could’ve done things differently. Maybe he should’ve…

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100-Word Story: Endless Ending #FlashFiction #amwriting

Endless Ending Old Luke lies in a hospital bed, staring out from a body that no longer works. A body that will never work again. He watches the hazy figure that stalks the ward each night, touching the chosen ones lightly on the shoulder and releasing…

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75-Word Story: Silence #FlashFiction #amwriting

Silence Max heard nothing but silence for the first time in years. No kids screaming, no teenagers slamming doors, no wife complaining. Just blissful, wonderful silence. One of the paramedics pried the skewer from his hand, while another tried to stop the…
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