Observations of The Urban Spaceman


Jason froze mid swig. “What was that?”

“What was what?” Guy countered.

“That noise. Like a scratching noise. Coming from the walls, I think.”

The chair shook as the train lurched to a slow halt. Tina, who’d been dozing as the scenery blurred by, was jolted rudely awake.

I haven’t been around much recently, and that probably won’t change for the next couple of months, but today’s Flash Fiction Challenge, courtesy of Chuck Wendig, was short enough that I thought I could cobble something together that other people may wish to use next week. Might not be around to continue taking part myself… but we’ll see! Joe’s Bar         “Buy me a drink,” he said, bloodshot eyes meeting mine from further… Read More

This Friday I cheated with Chuck Wendig‘s flash fiction challenge—I actually wrote this story last week. But it fits the prompt (cliffhanger ending) so perfectly that I couldn’t resist using it again. In my defence, I’m being environmentally friendly by following the 3 Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle!) I hope you enjoy… Trouble³         I must be fucking nuts.         It wasn’t the first time the thought had entered Hachiro’s mind, but as he stood… Read More