Posts Tagged amwriting

To The Moon

#picturefiction #flashfiction #amwriting “Mission control from Daedalus,” Astronaut Roy Callum said. “Beginning checklist for orbital insertion.” “Roger Daedalus,” the tinny voice of the controller said from the speaker. “Upload of navigational plot in progress.” “I don’t know why we still do it this way,” Astronaut Mae Lewis said. “What do you mean?” Roy said. “Well, […]

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Time Machine

#picturefiction #flashfiction “You see Griswold the theory of temporal travel has always been a passion of mine.” Lord Cavendish topped off my sherry and returned to his wingback chair. “Surely sir,” I said. “The past has already happened and the future is yet to be born. How could one ever hope to view such things. […]

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I Was On Fire

Image courtesy: Matt MacGillivray-flikr creative commons #picturefiction #flashfiction I was on fire. I know, I say it like it’s not a big thing although it usually is. So, like I was saying, I was on fire. Flames were all around me, they coated my clothing, caressed my skin, entwined in my hair. There was not […]

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Twins

#picturefiction #flashfiction Abigail strolled through the gardens of her parent’s estate. She loved spring, the trees were filling out with leaves and the flowers were pushing their way through the short grass. Life was returning to the world. At eight, she was old enough to understand the irony of her thoughts on returning life as […]

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The Arrival

#picturefiction #flashfiction #aliens When the spaceships entered our atmosphere it was heralded as the greatest moment in human history. Thousands of stately ships floated silently down from space. They were of a uniform type, long cigar shaped vessels hundreds of feet in length. Each had blinking lights that scientists assumed were an attempt at communication […]

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#Summoning

#picturefiction #flashfiction Betty pulled up the app that George had written for their group on her tablet. George built a backdoor into Twitter with the help of the official API and some code he lifted from a website in the Ukraine. The end result of his hours of programming expertise was a private room within […]

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I, Shoggoth

#picturefiction #flashfiction   I joined the Army to defend my country. After the terror attacks I raced to my recruiter, signed the forms and then worked my way through boot camp to earn my way here: a godforsaken desert filled with rocks, sand and stinging bugs. What was I thinking? Sarge directed us to leapfrog […]

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Alien Abduction

#picturefiction #flashfiction Brill strolled hand in hand with Mala through the field. It was a lovely evening to take in the air and luxuriate among the bioluminescent flowers of the park. Tonight was the night he would ask her to be his mate. She blinked her beautiful purple eyes in confusion as he drew her […]

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TEOTWAWKI

The events in this story were actually from a dream I had the other night. #picturefiction #flashfiction  A booming sound drew my eyes to the enormous windows that made up the western wall of the apartment. Two blocks away I saw water explode upward around the wide tower of the Seaview Apartments; the waves were […]

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