Flash Fiction Friday 162: 6-word stories

Every month, Morgen Bailey puts out a call for 6-word fiction. A few of mine have been included in this months roll call – you can find them on this post:

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number 6Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and sixty-second piece in this series. This week’s is the twenty-second bunch of 6-word stories by a variety of authors, together with their 6-word biographies!

6-word stories

by Bob Fairfield, man of few words.

  • For sale, hen’s teeth. Very rare.
  • But you’re my brother, she sobbed

by Chong Teck SIM, aspiring Singaporean writer

  • Tearful face. Missed opportunity. Lottery ticket.
  • Photograph of ex-girlfriend. Red eyes.
  • You won money – not. April Fool!
  • Clearance sale: wedding dresses, never sold.
  • Pregnant girlfriend. Angry parents. Shotgun marriage.
  • Uneaten food. Abandoned houses. Unsolved mystery.
  • Festive holidays. Non-stop feasting. Busy doctors.
  • New car. Multiple scratched marks. Vandalism?
  • Loud music. Angry neighbours. Police intervention.
  • Ex-gangster. Job discrimination. Social welfare handouts.

by James Holden – works as a geek

  • I used to be a human.
  • The birds were no longer silent.
  • 54, he’d never cried until today.
  • He swallowed…

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About James Holden

Brought up in Yorkshire, James has washed up on the shores of London. He spends his days working as a political geek. His short stories have previously been read by the Liars League.
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