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“Escape” Flash Fiction Story

by E.V. Jacob on February 25, 2013

A recent entry to a Flash Fiction event hosted on Mikaila Manesh’s blog :D  Reposted here just for the fun of it.  The rules were: 1. Must be 1,000 words or less. 2. Must incorporate water somehow. Tell me how I did in the comments below _________ My eyes were fixed on Maddie’s coat, hanging […]

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Written by…me Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event! ____________  Sarah stood in the early morning light, staring at the package on her doorstep as she puffed nervously on a cigarette.  She was supposed to call the police when it […]

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“In Which Peter (tries) a Simple Love” by Cee Martinez – Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction

February 20, 2013

Written by Cee Martinez Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event!   ____________The Lover “I bet you’ve never had a Valentine,” I whisper to myself as I look at her as she sits alone. Yes, alone she sits, in pink […]

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“The Heart of the Matter” by Elise Valente – Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction

February 19, 2013

Written by Elise Valente Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event! ____________ He shivered against the bonds holding him, the taste of the rag in his mouth foul. His head hung loosely to the side; after the hours of torture […]

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“Fire Lights” by Mikaila Manesh – Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction

February 18, 2013

Written by Mikaila Manesh Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event! ____________  I spit the dirt from mouth and stood slowly as I brushed myself off. I blinked hard as I stared at the beautiful inky midnight sky. How did […]

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“For You, the Third Law” by Joan Reginaldo – Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction

February 17, 2013

Written by Joan Reginaldo Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event!   ____________  Baste meat. Intervals of 15 minutes for 3 hours For desired doneness: Rare. Tic-tic-tic-tic-ding! Complete. Remove from oven. Allow “rest” for fifteen minutes. China on table. White […]

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“A Valentine’s Surprise” by Nat Russo – Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction

February 16, 2013

Written by Nat Russo Voting is closed as of 22 February 2013! Thank you all for participating in our Mystery Author Bloody Valentine Flash Fiction event!   ____________  “Lorena, no,” Markus said. Though the pressure of impotent rage swelled in Markus’s head, he spoke with a preternatural calm. He had to get control of her […]

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Sacrifice

October 11, 2012

Bullets tore through the air as the screams of the wounded and dying mixed with the explosions that shook the ground of the tiny Congo village. The raid had hit so suddenly, almost no one had been prepared—the soldiers raced into the little village with their trucks and Jeeps, screaming at the villagers. They hadn’t […]

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The Hiker

October 4, 2012

Another little piece of juvenilia–I’m sorry I don’t have anything that wasn’t written when I was sixteen.  Next week, you will get something more recent.  For now, have fun enjoying my mad teenage writing skillz. – “Up this way,” I told her.  She had been hesitant all morning; she had almost refused to come. “Honey, […]

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A Garden of Graves

June 21, 2012

Anna hobbled up the hill to the field where a fresh grave waited.  It was a small, crude hole in the earth; it hadn’t taken long for her to dig. She struggled with each step, not because the body was heavy – the others had been far larger and more difficult to move.  Her strain […]

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