Hoist the Birthday Flag!

Glittering cracker jacks shock the sky. Red silk banners. Rippling in reply. Hands raised on deck. Cheering. Celebrating. Champagne corks burst. Froth and sparkle. Music booms. Dancers sway. Happy faces. The Indigo Spider sets sail. Ahoy! This short story was inspired by Indigo Spider’s Sunday Picture Press – a challenge to write between 50 and…

They Die At The End.

Yvonne waited for her opponent to make up his mind. She didn’t attempt to hide her subtle smile. He might mistake her amusement for a tell but she didn’t care. The guy was an idiot and deserved what he got. He was a shitty poker player, big balls, no brains. She knew all his tells…

Man On The Edge

Until that day Nathan Greenway never believed in second chances. “Life isn’t a rehearsal,” Nathan told his friends. He knew it was a cliché but he’d said it anyway. To his surprise his friends bought it and they set out into the wilderness. Seven days of hiking, swimming, camping and a stack of quality memories…