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In the Flesh Part 1:

A tale from Magpie Stories, what would happen if you found a book and helped to tell its story? We all know no harm can come from a story… right?

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Short Stories Stories based on Real Events

Words from a Friend

Being at a public school means you are part of the elite. Even the elite have problems that haunt them.

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From the Archive Short Stories Writing Challenges

Hidden Depths

Who can tell what is really going on in this mad world? It is all a matter of perspective.

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Short Stories

The Undead Amongst Us?

Joe just cannot catch a break, caught up in his own world. In this short horror tale, Joe will soon realise his own world is about to be shaken.

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Short Stories

Vacancy

No one likes interviews, feeling uncomfortable and stuffy, this place, this feeling. Isaac knows nothing is wrong. I mean nothing is wrong with this place… right?

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From the Archive Short Stories

Fly on the Wall (Opening from my Work in Progress)

The opening of my novel (a work in progress). Surely for James, nothing could be safer than being at his Grandma’s house?

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From the Archive Short Stories

The Path to Corruption -Revelations (Part 1 of 3)

The beginning, surely a conversation with a grandfather is innocent enough? It should not start the path to corruption…

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Short Stories Top Five Posts

Last Respects

Tom is at the funeral of his cousin, he knows something about Edward’s death. Something he cannot face.

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From the Archive Short Stories

Coincidences In the Night

A short story from the small mining town of Hucknall, a town with a secret, a town who needs to bury its secrets.

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From the Archive Short Stories Top Five Posts

Into the Breach

An officer realises what the true horrors of the trenches can be. His last moments one that will ring out for all time. Evil is real, it just does not care.