Just Stories

Drama, Flash Fiction, Short Stories.

Cherry

Pillow Talk

The title (but not the plot) taken from the eponymous film with Rock Hudson and Doris Day.
Cherry

Il Capitano

On terra firma.
Cherry

The Box Left Behind

My 600th submission is a Flash Fiction of approximately 500 words for this week's Inspiration Point.
Cherry

Jack-In-The-Box

A sequel to "The Box Left Behind".- https://www.abctales.com/story/luigipagano/box-left-behind

Parlez-vous français?

The art of communication.

The Cat Sat On the Mat

Flash fiction - 350 words.
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Wish You Were Here

A dream holiday. (Flash fiction - 200 words)
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Three is a Crowd

Flash fiction - 200 words
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Hot Lips

8) Digging deeper. (Flash fiction - 500 words)
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Kissing Frogs

9) Jessica, osculation and training manuals, (Flash fiction - 500 words)
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Cherry

Two plus Two Makes Five

23) Jessica gets it wrong. (Flash fiction - 500 words)
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Majority Verdict

'I will accept a majority verdict', the judge said with a sigh after the jury had failed for the umpteenth time to reach a consensus. He had made...
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Cherry

Three Ships

Flash fiction - 400 words. (A repost)
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A Retiring Lady

A shy type. (Flash fiction - 200 words)
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Cherry

Comings and Goings

Not a spring chicken but a seasoned hen. (200-word flash fiction)
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Cherry

A Reliable Source

200 words Flash Fiction.
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Zombie Apocalypse

The Anti-Zombie Dominance Plan. - This started its life as a poem but it has been changed to 340-words flash fiction.
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Cherry

Upon My Soul

Neither up nor down. (Flash fiction -approx.700 words)
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Cherry

No More Waiting

The curious title of the book prominently displayed in the bookshop's window caught my attention.
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Cherry

A Heavy Load To Bear

Walls have ears. (Flash fiction - 400 words)
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Cherry

The Martians Have Landed

Worrying times. (Flash fiction - 200 words)
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Cherry

Pistols at Dawn

Beginnings and endings.(Flash fiction 350 words)
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Cherry

Fluency

Deja vu. - (Flash fiction, 400 words)
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Cherry

Coming Home

Home, sweet home. (Flash fiction - 350 words approx.)
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Cherry

A Flag of Convenience

...and an unpaid bill. (Flash fiction - 475 words)
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Cherry

Travels with my Aunt

I only learnt that Uncle Bert was a bachelor after he died.
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Gold cherry

Elf and Safety

Humphrey, the elf in charge of planning and logistics, was fuming. No one had listened to his warnings to act sensibly within the guidelines
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A House in the Country

" I wouldn't touch it with a bargepole!" Heather's mother had cast her critical eye all over the property and that was her verdict.
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A Spelling Bee

A bee in one's bonnet.
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A Stranger on the Doorstep

My fingers were about to hit the keyboard of the laptop which, after some reluctance had come to life, when there was a loud bang on the front door...
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Cherry

The Medium Has a Message

Jeremy and I knew that it would be a charade if not an outright con but we agreed to join the séance to please grandma Edna.
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Cherry

Bless Me Father

In the confessional.
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Cherry

Body Building for Dummies

Jean Pierre was a self-made man but he wasn't perfect
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Gold cherry
Pick of the Month

The Lion's Mouth - Part 1

Venice in the 14th century was a hotbed of conspiracies and intrigues. The secret police had placed lion- shaped letter boxes on the walls of the city so that citizens could inform on one another if they believed treachery was being committed.
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Cherry

The Lion's Mouth - Part 2

Venice in the 14th century was a hotbed of conspiracies and intrigues. The secret police had placed lion- shaped letter boxes on the walls of the city so that citizens could inform on one another if they believed treachery was being committed.
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Cherry

Musings

I suppose it was my fault for being too insistent in asking for assistance, but I did not expect so many visitors.
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Couch Potatoes and Limp Lettuces Leaves

Image : Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic licence - Author: https://www.flickr.com/photos/e3000
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Cherry

The Master Plan

540 words - Image from Pixabay
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Going Dutch (edited)

Amsterdam, here we come. - 600 words- Image from Pixabay
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Cherry

Give Me the Moonlight

At large in Amsterdam. - 500 words - Image from Pixabay
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Long Journey Into the Night

A Good Samaritan, - 400 words - Image from Pixabay
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Cherry

Doubting Thomas

Reflections on a long-ago holiday. Dreams and reality - 400 words - Image from Pixabay
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A Chef in the Making

Who would have thought that at the ripe old age of eighty-eight, I would have to learn how to cook. I remember the lovely meals that my dear wife,...
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Cherry

The Man in the Funicular

Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. - Author: Chris j wood
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The Buried Treasure (3) - Solving the puzzle

John Brown was flabbergasted. He looked at his wife and asked: “Do you mean you doubt they were federal agents, Dorothy?” Mrs. Brown, who liked to...
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Cherry

Last Rites

Based on the opening line of "Earthly Powers" by Anthony Burgess
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Cherry

Ghost Writing

It won't last, I'm sure. Before long readers will discover that I am a fraud. That the writings published under my name, are not mine but have been...
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Cherry

Unforeseen Circumstances

Do you believe in Fate?
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Cherry

A Devil of a Man (1) - Call to Arms

Image: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic license. Author: VollwertBIT
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Cherry

A Devil of a Man (2) - No Peace for the Wicked

The aftermath of a peace treaty - Map from Wikimedia Commons
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Cherry

A Devil of a Man (5) - A Fair Exchange

Fair exchange is no robbery. - Image from Wikimedia Commons.
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Cherry

A Devil of a Man (6) - A Pope's Dilemma

Enters the Green Count - Image by Odejea - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0,- Wikimedia Commons
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Cherry

A Devil of a Man (7) - In Vino Veritas

Tasting the local wine. - (Image from Wikimedia Commons - Diego Delso, delso.photo , License " CC-BY-SA "

A Devil of a Man (8) - The Miller's Daughter

tear the flesh = Sarcasm. From the late Greek “sarkazein,” - Image: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0)
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