Acceptance (100 Word Story)

The night stretched, hours washed thin started to re-solidify and form up again. Dan felt his drunkenness ebb, leaving the shore of his soul feel bare and exposed, so he decided to chase the retreating tide. He squinted his eyes to read the glowing face of his watch and raced the calculations through his mind, […]

Minimal (100 Word Story)

Through cluttered alleys, passing brick apartments belching ghostly deluges of steam high above, Dan staggered towards home, hands locked into coat pockets. With inebriation overcoming civil sensibility he began venting grievances that were burning inside. “frigid BITCH” he squalled painfully as he brought a scuffed boot violently to a discarded box among the litter. “A […]

Label (100 Words Story)

The frayed afterglow of neon lights permeated through cheap drapes, diffusing colourful ambience into the gloomy motel room. “What are you doing”? Karen asked, the red bead of her lit cigarette steady between her fingers “You know why I’m here” Dan said, face fixed in a whiskey-leer that had become all too familiar. She eyed […]

Luck (100 Word Story)

The foreman had received his instructions, and when Michael departed for his stretch, he had been left with a bulging pay packet which far exceeded the expected salary. “Make sure the men are looked after, there’s a little extra fer yersel’” Mr Collins said with a sly wink, patting him on the shoulder with warm […]

Massive (100 Word Story)

The docks were crowded, rough looking men in dirty overalls hauled boxes onto awaiting trucks, black smoke guttered from their exhaust pipes, making the men cough and spit. Michael’s sleek black car pulled up by the road. His driver leant against the bonnet, striking a match to light his cigarette, remaining watchful as Michael strolled […]


With an air of indefatigable command, Mr. Collins strode into the office without announcing himself to the receptionist, who knew better than to call him back. “Is it sorted?” he asked, bursting through the backroom door. His solicitor looked up from behind his desk with fearful surprise “Michael…” he stammered. “Is it sorted?” Michael repeated […]


A lonely trail of smoke from a single cigarette snakes and spirals through the room, catching the glare from the green-shaded table lamp that watches over the documents scattered across the top of the grand oak desk, before disappearing out of focus into the shadows that dressed the office. “Same arrangement as usual?” Asks the […]