Short Stories & Flash Fiction
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We streamed through summer until the crunch and shift of crumbling leaves took us tumbling though rainstorms of answers that maybe, we were not yet ready to give. On days when you were there, we steered clear of marshy ground where mist became fog and I could doubt that the foot at the end of my leg was really there at all.

Days when you are here we reinforce the bridges not yet crossed to make sure that when they must, they will bear our weight. For this I trust in your faith.


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Carol Forrester is a twenty-four year old writer trying to be a better one. Don’t ask her what her hobbies are because the list doesn’t get much beyond, reading, writing and talking about the same. She has a 2:1 BA degree in history from Bath Spa University and various poems and stories scattered across the net. Her flash fiction story ‘Glorious Silence’ was named as River Ram Press’ short story of the month for August 2014 and her short story ‘A Visit From The Fortune Teller’ has been showcased on the literary site Ink Pantry’s. Most recently, her poem ‘Sunsets’ was featured on Eyes Plus Words, and her personal blog Writing and Works hosts a mass of writing from across the last five years. She has been lucky enough to write guest posts for sites such as Inky Tavern and Song of The Forlorn and is always open to writing more and hosting guest bloggers here on Writing and Works. With hopes of publishing a novel in the next five years and perhaps a collection or two of smaller works, Carol Forrester is nothing if not ambitious. Her writing tries to cover every theme in human life and a lot of her work pulls inspiration from her own eccentric family in the rural wonders of Shropshire life.


    • Thank you. I had to think about the prompt for this one since I didn’t want to write something too obvious about Autumn/fall, so I decided to write about what Autumn 2013 means for me.
      I’m hoping to start working some of the history from my modules at uni this year into my writing; aonce the lectures really get going.

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