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Bite-sized Tales 010-021

A collection of very short xx-word stories written in response to various prompts – from newest to oldest. ✍

21_Sad Story

Missing: Baby Elsa
Last seen: Nursery

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*Prompt Source: Booklat.

20_Nalinlang

Nasirang pagkakaibigan. Lumisang katinuan. Duguang bakuran.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek PH.

19_Betrayal B

Pricking holes in condoms. Shotgun wedding.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

18_Betrayal A

Wedding ring found. Ring finger included.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

17_Your Childhood

Winning bookish battles under enchanted sheets.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

16_Traveling

He hounds her into unexplored universes.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

15_Marriage

The veil lifts. He screams, “BOB????!!!”

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

14_Movie Plot

Screenwriter in a slump. Cat helps.

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*Prompt Source: Sweek.

13_10-Word Thriller

A gunshot rings at midnight. She doesn’t die until dawn.

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*Prompt Source: Reedsy.

03_Time Loop

Dead in the water.
Bleeding on the shore.
Tripped on a time warp.
Again.
Again.
Again.

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*Originally written and posted on Twitter in 2014.

02_Vestibule

He trembled in the vestibule, pancake head too big for the inner door. She rifled off a chunk. He croaked and bled magenta.

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*Prompt Source: Fiction Festival @ Twitter. Originally written in 2014.

01_Night Diggers

Night diggers. Robbing graves. Empty boxes.

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*Originally written for and posted on Six Word Stories @ Livejounal in 2014.