Father’s Rage- Quick Online Reads

My pal Gary and I have done a collaboration where I chose a photo for him to write a flash fiction story about, do go over to Gary’s and show some love!

GD Holdaway

Today’s entry in my quick online reads series, comes at a huge delay! Photography blogger, Fragglerocking, was kind enough to provide a photo prompt for a flash fiction. You should definitely check out her site! She goes on tons of cool adventures with her camera, and always has some amazing shots to share with us.

I toyed with ideas for this one for a while, and settled on one in particular. In the middle of writing though, it changed track a little. I was going to write a scene where the children in the story were watching their parents fight through a window as it all went horribly wrong, but in approaching that point in the story, I realised that during intense fear, it’s as if we are existing in a dream state, watching ourselves act on instinct from outside of ourselves. I stuck with that and am satisfied…

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5 thoughts on “Father’s Rage- Quick Online Reads

  1. Read the story, and left a comment. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  2. I commented on the story as well: but very original way to do a collab I have to say. And the story was incredibly powerful (and honestly because of the realism of it, quite scary at the same time).

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    1. Thanks Michel, we’re doing another one soon – science fiction and 5 photo’s (my bit is the easy bit though haha!)

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      1. Ooh…cool. As you I love science fiction, so I can’t wait for that one 😊

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