Stories under 1000 words
CONFESSIONS OF A FULL-TIME MUM AND WOULD-BE WRITER
Is it true what they say? Can women ‘have it all’? This is a story of one Mother’s efforts to balance family life with her dreams of becoming a writer.
A true story written as a piece of Flash-Fiction. Written for the monthly Flash Fiction competition through the Australian Writers Centre. The prompt was a photograph of a woman setting a table for a dinner party. Max word count was 500.
KEY TO MY HEART
After tragedy strikes, Allison is blessed with a living memento of her lost love, but could a simple ultrasound change everything?
A work of Fiction by Jo Stewart, originally written for the Sweek.com MicroFiction Contest. The prompt word was ‘Key’ and the maximum word count was 250.
There are far too many stereotypes and labels on everyone these days, Helicopter Mums being no exception. In this story two Mum’s find momentary solace in the shared persona.
A work of Fiction based on reality. Written by our FB August 2018 #mumlifestories winner, Tia Burton.
After a busy day at work, the last thing Eve was expecting was a mysterious text from a stranger. Seemingly innocent at first she engages in conversation only to realize it could be the biggest mistake she’s ever made.
A work of Fiction, originally written for the Sweek MicroFiction competition with the word prompt ‘Fear’. The max word count was 250.
One Mum’s story about how a devastating holiday tragedy inspires a new selfless family tradition.
A work of Fiction by Geraldine Nicole from Minnesota, written especially for our Mum Life Stories site in September 2018.
Everyone loves mud right? A Non-Fiction piece about the joys of getting your hands dirty.
A Micro Story by Fiona M Jones of Fife, Scotland. Submitted in November 2018
TINY GREEN APPLES
What to do with a bagful of tiny green apples collected by one little squiglet?
A Micro Story by Fiona M Jones of Fife, Scotland. Submitted in February 2019
An inviting micro tale, full of warmth and nostalgia about a forgotten baby oak.
A Non-Fiction Micro Story by Fiona M Jones of Fife, Scotland. Submitted in July 2019
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