Tag Archives Science Fiction/Fantasy


Flash Fiction Post 90 – The Real Work Starts

Afternoon Everybody. The Humans from ship one begin their new life in earnest. The magnitude of the project becomes fully understood and the planning now extends to the rest of the planet. This chapter in their adventure is called The Real Work Starts. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ […]


Flash Fiction Post 88 – Consolidation

Afternoon Everybody. The Humans from ship one are now on Androm and their new life begins with a day of preparation for the immediate future. This chapter in their adventure is called Consolidation. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the Dave Macfie Stories fan page on Facebook. […]


Flash Fiction Post 86 – Androm

Morning all. The serialized novel, “Forced Removal” reaches a milestone today. The abducted humans on ship one finally reach their destination in the Tau Ceti solar system – the planet Androm. Not surprisingly, therefore, this 21st installment is called Androm. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. What did you all think of my messages to government and my new thoughts? […]


Flash Fiction Post 84 – A Huge Breakthrough

Morning all. I’m pretty organized this week so I’m off to a flying start. Here’s installment 20 of “Forced Removal”. This installment is called, A Huge Breakthrough. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. What did you all think of my first message to government? Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the Dave Macfie […]


Flash Fiction Post 82 – Threading a Needle

Hi Everybody. Here’s installment 19 of “Forced Removal”. This installment is called, Threading a Needle. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. As to the additions to the Blog – I’ve been working on a couple of ideas, which are nearly ready but I’d prefer to bring things you would like to read. Please send me suggestions and I’ll do some of your requests […]


Flash Fiction Post 80 – Genesis

Hello all. Sorry for no story last week. I have been working on the map that goes with today’s latest chapter of the serialized novel “Forced Removal”. This installment I’ve called, Genesis. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. As to the additions to the Blog – I’ve been working on a couple of ideas, which are nearly ready but I’d prefer to bring […]


Flash Fiction Post 79 – What Next

Hi there. Once more this week I have decided to return to a previous theme sequence for my story for this week. This is the third story in the sequence and the stories follow on from each other. If you’d like to catch up on the previous two the quickest way is to go to Dave’s Blog Archives Select the month in which the story was posted and scroll down until you find it. The […]


Flash Fiction Post 78 – Crisis upon Crisis

Hello all. Another busy week but here is installment 17 of the serialized novel “Forced Removal”. (I’m still looking for a better name for this book – please sent me suggestions!) I’ve called this chapter, Crisis upon Crisis. 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. I have several ideas for making it more interesting and I will add […]


Flash Fiction Post 76 – Win Some, Lose Some

Hello all. Busy week but here is installment 16 of the serialized novel “Forced Removal”. I’ve called it Win Some, Lose Some. The story is starting to develop now so keep up to date and 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 […]


Flash Fiction Post 73 – Arbitration and Reconciliation

Morning all. I had lots to do on return from Scotland so sorry for no stories last week. But here is chapter 15 of the serialized novel. It is called Arbitration and Reconciliation. The story is starting to develop now so keep up to date and 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 […]


Flash Fiction Post 71 – Jamie Takes Strain

Afternoon everybody. Here is chapter 14 of the serialized novel. It is called Jamie Takes Strain. 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 Post 69 – Crisis Management

Afternoon everybody. This week I was asked why I write stories. So before I introduce you to my latest effort, let me try to answer that question. I didn’t read much as a child or a teenager. I was too busy outside, then with sports and academics. It was only in my early twenties that I discovered the joy of a good book. Now I read for relaxation and escapism. I love a book with […]


Flash Fiction Post 68 – The Icarus Agenda

Morning Everybody. Happy Human Rights Day. I hope you are all feeling relaxed and reading a great book. If not and you want something shorter here’s another story (my sixth from last year) from the writing challenge called 12 in 12. If you are a reader or 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 “Cut the Strings” […]


Flash Fiction Post 67 – The Commander Comes Clean

Afternoon all. I’m sorry that my story for this week is late. I had a small operation that threw my schedule out. But better late than never, so here is chapter 12 of the serialized novel, called The Commander Comes Clean. 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 […]


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 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 – 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 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” […]