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Archive for the day “January 19, 2014”

Flash Fiction Friday 121: No Fun in the Snow by Chris Farley

Thank you once again Morgen. If ever there was a case of ‘murder your darlings’ then it was this – it was almost 1’000 words before your challenge. My hat (I have several) is off to you.

Morgen 'with an E' Bailey

Welcome to Flash Fiction Friday and the one hundred and twenty-first piece in this series. This week’s is a 480-worder by Christopher Farley. This story will be podcasted in episode 37 (with three other stories / with two other stories and some 6-worders) on Sunday 22nd February.

No Fun in the Snow

The snow chains on the rear wheels were making for an uncomfortable ride home.  The snow had been falling for two days, a continuous, heavy fall.  However, the wind had got up over the last hour and sometimes threw it against the bus, as if trying to find a way into the warm.

Finally John heard the engine change pitch as it started up the long hill towards home.  The bus pulled in at the curb and he lowered himself to the pavement.  He waved to the driver as the doors closed with a mechanical hiss and the…

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