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Dark Flash 3

By Maria Haskins

A collection of my flash fiction stories, all originally written for R.B. Wood's Word Count Podcast.

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Mabel's Pack

Published Dec 27, 2020 · 997 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 249 views

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Mabel used to be a preschool teacher. Now she's a dog, and so are her preschoolers.



The Troll Bridge

Published Jul 20, 2019 · 979 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 755 views

Fantasy Horror trolls bridges

A scary story about trolls and people.



Fräulein Maria

Published May 7, 2019 · 978 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 578 views

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An old cleaning lady gets on the elevator, but she might not be cleaning just the ordinary dirt and grime.

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Some rambling writerly (and readerly) thoughts while walking

Published May 4, 2019 · 914 words (4 minutes) · 1 like · 335 views

On my walk with the dog this morning, I was thinking about my story "Big Bad", flash fiction in general, and picking story ideas to turn into stories.

Featured May 2, 2019



Big Bad

Published May 2, 2019 · 975 words (4 minutes) · 8 likes · 1072 views

Fantasy Horror fairy tales

The howls of wolves echo in the dark night. You wake up in your car filled with blood and glass, a shotgun at the ready. But who are you, and why are you here? Author Maria Haskins is a Swedish-Canadian writer and translator, and her work has appeared in Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, and many other fine venues.