Tag Archives Science Fiction/Fantasy


Flash Fiction Post 100 – Into the Valley of Death

Morning Everybody. Today I have the next installment of Forced Removal. Jamie, Robert and Laura are busy with a field trip to study the fauna and flora of Baltra. They begin to experience some unexpected surprises and get themselves into hot water.  This episode is called Into the Valley of Death. 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 […]


Flash Fiction Post 98 – The Wild Frontier

Afternoon Everybody. Finally the advance team is able to leave Genesis and head for the site for Newtown in Baltra. This episode of the “Forced Removal” story is called The Wild Frontier. 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. Look […]


Flash Fiction Post 95 – Ramping Up and Moving On

Afternoon Everybody. With the arrival of more ships of humans and close to eight thousand refugees from Taurus, activity focuses on settling everybody, completing the public works and infrastructure and planning the next project. This episode of the “Forced Removal” story is called Ramping Up and Moving On. 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 […]


Flash Fiction Post 92 – Population Explosion

Afternoon Everybody. Sorry for last week – I had an urgent task to prepare the documentation needed to register my wife’s company for VAT. But now back to the continuing story of the humans taken to terraform the new planet Androm. As the arrival of more ships of humans and close to eight thousand refugees from Taurus, looms ever closer, there is frantic activity aimed at being ready for this influx.  This episode of the […]


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 […]