Found 46 stories and posts tagged 'flash fiction'.
Published May 11, 2019 · 115 words (1 minute) · 1 like · 87 views
This is a very, very short story from back in the early days of Book View Cafe when I was publishing a flash fiction every week (eventually collected in Flashes of Illumination). I was inspired to post it by this article in The Atlantic.
Published May 5, 2019 · 341 words (2 minutes) · 17 views
In their zeal to help combat a public health crisis, the government has passed a law that ties vehicle ownership to performance on a physical fitness test—without taking into account people like Karlee's brother, who uses a wheelchair and can never meet the requirements.
Published May 2, 2019 · 673 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 87 views
A young girl and her dog search their ash-covered island for treasure in the days following the world's end.
Published Apr 7, 2019 · 788 words (3 minutes) · 1 like · 205 views
Originally published in the anthology FAMILIARS, edited by Denise Little, it was born out of hearing a man say that he would never date a woman who owned a cat....
Published Mar 7, 2019 · 1,189 words (5 minutes) · 96 views
Each month, Klara must spend a night in the keeping room. The latch is wrought iron, and unlocked. It is too complex for claws, and who in their right mind would release a virgin under the full moon?