The Missing Citizen

The Missing Citizen

Sebastian woke up at 6am, drank two cups of coffee and ate a bowl of white broth. A nutrient soup the government was issuing since rationing measures began. He had a five-minute shower then left the house. Not for work as you would expect, but to walk two blocks to...
Anarchy in the U.K.

Anarchy in the U.K.

I called Ella, I had to speak to someone, I was going out of my mind. ‘How did it go?’ ‘She was sweet,funny,cool and just sweet. ‘That’s exciting, when are you seeing her again?’ ‘Nothing planned yet, I told her to get in touch if she wants to see me again. I’ve been...
Melon Head

Melon Head

I turned on the radio and Elvis was playing ‘Lonely This Christmas’. I found myself in tears, I’m not sure why. It’s never been so good, my eyes are open at last. Frank has left… but we all knew that was going to happen. He was just another automaton hiding from...
The Wife Who Glued Herself To The Ceiling

The Wife Who Glued Herself To The Ceiling

‘It was the strangest thing. I came in for breakfast and the wife had glued herself to the ceiling. She had her eyes open but she wouldn’t speak, she just stared straight ahead like she’d been brainwashed or something. It was totally weird.’ ‘Shouldn’t you be off to...
Fancy Trying Some Flash Fiction?

Fancy Trying Some Flash Fiction?

Not all fiction has to fit a certain length – while the likes of JRR Tolkien and Stephen King may have put away thousands of words over the years, great stories don’t have to take readers days at a time to finish.  For those of us who like a challenge, there’s flash...
The Mystery Staircase

The Mystery Staircase

The Mystery Staircase I only went there once after it happened. I knew they would come after me if they found out. I just had to see it for myself. I managed to climb the 6 foot fence they had put up without being seen. There was a thick fog that night but there can...

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