Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Rhythm of Life (Flash Fiction No.2)

By Deborah Rickard Slow, slow, quick-quick, slow. It began with the rhythm of a quickstep but soon crashed to a crescendo of jungle drums, beating a warning while I held fast, immobilised, confined. A corpse in a coffin. I could move my … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction

I’ve decided to try writing Flash Fiction and have joined the ‘Friday Flash’ gang. You can find my first ever (200 word!) piece ‘A Black Night’ beneath this post or if you click on the Flash Fiction category in column on the right. You … Continue reading

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A Black Night (Flash Fiction No.1)

By Deborah Rickard The hairs on my arm lift with the breeze; a haunting breath from the open window carrying night-scented stock from the black-shrouded garden. I smile, a self-indulgent smile, and submerge myself in the memory of his touch, … Continue reading

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