'Headquarters' (Online Fiction), Safe Haven, Short Stories & Flash Fiction
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Valentine’s Day

“Not quite roses I’m afraid but it will have to do.”

I looked up to see Thomas leading two of the guards into the Warren, Harrington’s chancellor slung between them.

“You shouldn’t have.” I told him, falling into step as they walked down to the pit. “It isn’t Valentine’s Day.”


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Carol Forrester is a twenty-three 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.


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    • It’s part of the ‘Safe Haven’ segment of ‘Headquarters’. ‘Safe Haven’ is still sort of under development so this was part of working out the plot line.

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