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Friday Fictioneers: The Agreement

Dalia anxiously waited for the call she feared would never come. Nearby, the detectives huddled in a circle. Were they talking about Steffen, she wondered, or just shooting the breeze. For 10 hours, they speculated as to why Steffen abandoned his car on the bridge after a minor accident. Dalia’s head pounded from the incessant… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers: The Agreement

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Sunday Photo Fiction: The Last Move

The Director held the phone in his hand and considered his next move. The events of the past few days unnerved him in ways he never thought possible. During his 25-year tenure with the agency, he had learned the secrets of the rich and powerful. He knew what men, and women, were capable of when push came… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: The Last Move

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Sunday Photo Fiction: Reminder

I can’t believe I didn’t notice. For eight days, I’ve tried to forget. The emotions are just too raw. But everywhere I look, I see you. Not you physically, but your presence. Your memory. The clothes you wore, still in the closet. The food you ate, rotting in the fridge. Small reminders that once you… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: Reminder

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Sunday Photo Fiction:The Insomniac

  Agnes had not slept for three nights. Insomnia, the doctor said, take a pill. But pills did nothing to help her sleep. In fact, they had the opposite effect. To pass the night, Agnes sat at her computer, trolling discussion pages, leaving comments meant to instigate anger and aggravation. Agnes wasn’t the sort of… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction:The Insomniac

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Sunday Photo Fiction: Dinner in the Garden

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by a photograph. This week’s photo is provided by John Brand of  a lovely English garden. What could possibly go wrong?   “Donavan! Shush! … I hear something.” Emma sat at the foot of the old brick wall decorating mud pies with… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: Dinner in the Garden