Short Stories & Flash Fiction
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Stake Out

“It’s too cold for this,” Natalia whined, trying to avoid touching the metal arms of the rattan chair. Michael scowled at her.

“Can you at least try to look like you want to be here. I don’t want a repeat of Denmark.”

“We got out alive didn’t we,” Natalia shrugged.

“Only just. You have a way of turning simple into deadly.”

“You’re exaggerating,” she grinned. “Three guys with machine guns, nothing major about that.”

“For you maybe,” Michael snorted. “You forget-”

“Yeah, yeah, I know. You’re a geek, not an operative…”

“We’ve got movement-”

“I mean I don’t- hey wait! Where are you going?”

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Copyright-Melanie Greenwood

I really like writing about spies.

Edit: The Follow Up Piece Is Called ‘Sword Play’ and I’ve got a friend who’s drawing it as well! Yay!

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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.

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