It’s never dark anymore. The sky moans in rust. The air scratches. And I’m still awake in bed when Mom opens the door of my room, ‘We’re leaving.’
"There’s a dark-light-dark-light-dark-light flashing to your left...." Originally published on Reflex Fiction, where it's just missed the longlist in the Spring 2021 Reflex flash fiction competition.
A flash fiction story that was originally published at National Flash Fiction Day.
Lotti, a high school girl from Budapest, is on a quest for sounding as confident as a native English speaker.
"He holds a guitar case. An unusual sight among the briefcases and laptop bags ruling London’s business district."
I’m not a celebrated famous author (yet). But I still would like to share some of the lessons I learnt from finishing a short story, because I would like to learn from your examples too.
"This story is about how I did not become a superhero," says Daniel, the teenage protagonist of Paperman. I nourished Daniel's story from the moment it came to me one night when I was half asleep and kept me awake for hours. His story about his relationship with his dad is very close to my heart. I really hope you'll enjoy reading it. Also, I'd be happy to read your thoughts in the comments section.