Tiny Tales and (Very) Short Stories: Create your own HORROR!

Tiny Tales and (Very) Short Stories: Create your own HORROR!

Last year, as a veritable fledgling in the world of six word stories, I posted this collection with a Halloween-y theme. And I couldn’t repost without an offering for 2016, so have some evil clown…

Let’s make that smile more…permanent!

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You’re not laughing now, are you?

However, this year, I’d love you to have a go at your own and put them in the comments. Plus, remember if you like micro-fiction but want more than six words, there’s still time to enter Pat’s challenge for Tweetable tales over at I Can’t Possibly Be Wrong All The Time #Microstory

So come on, join inΒ  – the creepier, the better!

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Tiny (Tweet-able) Tales and (very) Short Stories 9

Tiny (Tweet-able) Tales and (very) Short Stories 9

Hello everyone, how’s your weekend going? Hopefully, it’s full of fun and happiness. πŸ™‚

As you know, I love dabbling in a bit of micro-fiction, regularly taking part in Nicola Auckland’s challenge, over on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller (hit the link to view the entries for the current prompt, maybe have a go yourself and ooh, vote…for me…if you want…no pressure!)

This week’s theme is OBSERVATION and I’ve gone with the following entry:

Sipping coffee, he studied her, unnoticed.

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Tiny Tales Assembled: I’m on Amazon!

Tiny Tales Assembled: I’m on Amazon!

Six words of shameless self-promotion to indicate that my six-word stories are now available to buy. You know, if you like reading them and are feeling nice…

Yes, after stating on my bucket list that I’d like to have a book published, I can officially say that I have achieved this goal!

Okay, so yes I did it myself. I’ll still hold on to the notion that one day a traditional publishing house will snap up my words and I’ll be subjected to a whirlwind of signings and film offers and be asked to cut the ribbon at the opening of my theme park.

Until then, I have taken the plunge to collate all my Tiny Tales written so far, working over the last few weeks to pop them on Amazon. Some have appeared within blog posts, several have been entries to the weekly challenge hosted by Nicola Auckland, but there are plenty of new ones too. Oh, and I tried to entertain you with some added illustrations …but full disclosure, I’m no Van Gogh!

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I’m working on offering a print version but for now it is available to download on Kindle. This is all very new to me, I’m bound to have done something wrong or shouldn’t have listened to the Amazon advice on pricing, or whatever.

However, even if you’re not interested in funding my trip to Iceland, I’d be beyond grateful if you shared its existence. It may appeal to other authors or educators as starting points for creative writing – I have to be confident that someone will want a copy.

Mum, I hope you are you reading this…

So, hmmm, yeah… that makes me feel a bit awkward if I’m honest. I’m not too good at the selling yourself role. Any feedback appreciated – I’ll definitely respond once I’ve stopped squirming in the corner.

In the meantime, you can find the details here and look inside to laugh at my attempts at art… https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01J42MHK0

Thanks muchly,

Haylee x


Image Credits: My own.

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Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 8

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 8

Hello everyone! Thought it was time to add to my collection of Tiny Tales with this 8th edition. πŸ™‚

I’ve been taking part most week’s in the challenge hosted by Nicola Auckland, over on Sometimes Stellar Storyteller – hit the link to view the entries for the current prompt of DISCONTENT and maybe have a go yourself (ooh, and vote…for me…if you want…no pressure!)

This set of Tiny Tales features three, six-word stories, one of which I was lucky enough to win first place with! Let me know your thoughts in the comments and thanks, as always for reading. Happy weekend y’all! πŸ™‚

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Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 7

Tiny Tales and (very) Short Stories 7

Two posts today, aren’t you lucky? (Maybe don’t answer that!)

As it’s the 6th of April, it’s time for another stab at some (very) short stories for Adam Ickes’ monthly challenge, ‘Six on the Sixth’. In essence, it’s six, 6-word stories on the 6th of the month.

This months prompts (which you can incorporate as actual words or not) are; HANG, INCH, PEDDLE, PILLS, GIANT and PLAN. Let me know what you think of my interpretations in the comments and why not have a go yourself? Pop over to see other entries, via the link.

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