Category Archives Flash Fiction


Flash Fiction Post 66 – Meeting of The Minds

Morning Everybody. Another story (my fifth from last year) from the writing challenge called 12 in 12. If you are a writer and wish to have some fun, go to the website at 12 in 12 and get busy. The prompt for this story was “Masterminds” and it was to be 1000 words exactly. It is called Meeting of The Minds. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog […]


Flash Fiction Post 65 – Life After Near Death

Morning Everyone. Here is chapter 11 of my serialized novel. It’s called Life After Near Death. Please send me your comments and suggestions. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. Keep an eye on the Blog. There will be more new things coming soon. Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the Dave Macfie Stories fan page on […]


Flash Fiction 64 – The Saving

Afternoon all. I mentioned the writing challenge called 12 in 12 I did in 2017. A new challenge began in January 2018 and the second story for that is due this Wednesday. The prompt is ‘Desperate Times’. It has to be exactly 1000 words. If you are a writer and wish to have some fun, go to the website at 12 in 12 and get busy. Today I am giving you my fourth story from […]


Flash Fiction 63 – New Allies Get Busy & The Plan

Afternoon all. I’m starting to really get into the serialized novel. The installments are becoming the chapters for the book and so some of them are much longer than a Flash Fiction story. Please forgive me for that but keep on reading. I want you to get into the story and look forward to the installments. This one (Number 10) is the longest chapter yet. It’s called New Allies Get Busy. Please send me your […]


Flash Fiction Post 62 – The Circle of Life

Afternoon everyone. I mentioned the writing challenge called “12 in 12” that I participated in last year. I am continuing in 2018 and have published one and written a second already. If you are a writer and wish to have some fun, go to the website at 12 in 12 join up and get busy. Here is the second story I wrote last year. It is called The Circle of Life. This story is real […]


Flash Fiction Post – Rough Day

Morning everyone. I hope you are enjoying the serialized novel “Forced Removal”. Today I am giving you installment 9, called Rough Day. Please send me your comments and suggestions. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. Keep an eye on the Blog. There will be more new things coming soon. Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the […]


Flash Fiction Post 60 – The Escape

Morning everyone. During 2017 I participated in a writing challenge called 12 in 12. The idea was that each participant would write a short story each month for 12 months. The story had to be a response to a ‘prompt’ like ‘The List” or ‘A White Lie’ or ‘Going Home’ and it had to be a specified number of words, delivered on a specific deadline date. Each participant also had to review at least four […]


Flash Fiction Post 59 Getting to Know Each Other

Hi everyone. Better late than never!!! I have been somewhat distracted this week so my schedule was totally mashed. But I did manage to write installment eight of the serialized novel ‘Forced Removal’.  The more I look at that title, the less I like it. Any suggestions for a better one will be gratefully received. Installment eight is called Getting to Know Each Other. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” […]


Flash Fiction Post 58 – The Team Gets Organized

Morning all. Here’s a bonus for the New Year. It is installment seven of the serialized novel ‘Forced Removal’. (If anyone has a suggestion for a better Title, please let me know.) It’s called The Team Gets Organized. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the Dave Macfie Stories fan page on Facebook. Look at […]


Flash Fiction Post 57 – We Meet Again

Hi everyone. I hope you all had a fantastic festive season and great holidays if you were able to get away. I went to Mozambique and did some scuba diving. But, now that the silly season is over, I have to go back to work so here is my first short story of the year. In my Flash Fiction post number 50 (Published 9/10/17),  I gave you a story called ‘Close Encounter’ in which eight […]


Flash Fiction 56 – Finding a Balance

Morning all. As promised, here is chapter 6 of the growing novel “Forced Removal” before I go on holiday. It’s called Finding a Balance. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please email me or send a message via Contact Dave. I’d really like to hear from you. Also I’d like to know what […]


Flash Fiction 55 – Confrontation

Afternoon all. I’m still involved in the final stages of the project I’ve been working on. Release 1 is due to go live on Tuesday next. Then on Wednesday I’m going off on my annual Holiday. I return on December 17th. I’ll not be doing any writing while I’m away so I’ve decided to give you two more installments of the growing novel “Forced Removal” before I go. Today’s story is installment five (Which translates […]


Flash Fiction 54 – Shock Follows Shock

Afternoon all. I’m sorry I’ve been so lax with the Flash Fiction stories and the Thoughts. I have been very tied up with other projects. But today I had a delay in my main activity and wrote chapter four of my new serialized book “Forced Removal”. It’s called Shock Follows Shock. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for […]


Flash Fiction 53 – Training Day

Afternoon all. Today I give you chapter three of my new serialized book “Forced Removal”. It is called Training Day. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please email me or send a message via Contact Dave. I’d really like to hear from you. You have no idea how difficult it is to come […]


Flash Fiction 52 – It’s a New Day

Afternoon everybody. I have decided to write a new novel in Flash Fiction installments on my blog. The first installment was called “The end of the Week” and it was published in Flash Fiction Blog Post 49 on 2nd October, 2017. (If you’d like to start collecting the parts of the story.) The working name of this new novel is “Forced Removal”. Please let me know what you think. Today’s second installment is called It’s […]


Flash Fiction 51- Nuclear Nonsense

Hi everybody. I have added a place onto the Dave Macfie Stories fan page on Facebook, where you can sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group. It is at the bottom of the menu list under the photo on the left hand side at the top. My story today is another adventure for the man from AUNTI. Let me know what you think. It’s called Nuclear Nonsense. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts […]


Flash Fiction 50 – Close Encounter

Hi everybody. I tried a different sort of story today. I hope you like it. I think it’s cute. Let me know what you think. It’s called Close Encounter. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please send a message via Contact Dave. I’d really like to hear from you. You have no idea […]


Flash Fiction 49 – The End of the Week

Hi everybody. I hope this next story is completely different from the last one. It is called The End of the Week. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please send a message via Contact Dave. I’d really like to hear from you. You have no idea how difficult it is to come up […]


Flash Fiction 48 – Weddings

Hi everybody. On Sunday, my wife, Sandi, and I attended the wedding of the best friend on one of our daughters. It was a really lovely day and it was the inspiration for this week’s story. It is called Weddings. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please send a message via Contact Dave. […]


Flash Fiction 47 – Bodyless Heads

Hi everybody. My story, for this week, is a sequel to my previous story, called “Planet”, which was published via Flash Fiction Post 37 on 10th July 2017. You can access this story easily via my Archives page. Here is the sequel. It’s called Bodyless Heads. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog. If you have any questions, or suggestions or ideas for topics for Flash Fiction, please […]