Fiction: Behind the scenes – “Forgotten”

Read “Forgotten” here. The inspiration for “Forgotten” came from the photo “Man on plane” by Ross Hughes. While it started out as a fantasy story, it soon turned into a let’s-see-how-much-I-can-creep-myself-out story. So, while it is horror, it is more creepy than anything else. Unlike most of my longer stories, “Forgotten” was completely pantsed – … More Fiction: Behind the scenes – “Forgotten”

Flash Fiction: Broken

This story was written for last week’s Microcosms flash fiction contest. The prompt was “I wasn’t always a grumpy old man”. Story: Broken One of the children lingered by the garden gate where the old man stood, red cricket ball in his hand. The other children had fled as soon as they heard the sound … More Flash Fiction: Broken