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Posts Tagged ‘Flash fiction

Red Hot Boots

January 13, 2012

My 1000 word flash fiction story is published at EVERY DAY FICTION.  Here’s the link: Red Hot Boots http://www.everydayfiction.com/red-hot-boots-by-sheila-newton/comment-page-1/#comment-38343 And please do comment.  There’s a comment section at the end of this dark, devilish story.  I hope you enjoy it. Advertisements

April 27, 2011

  Everything you need to know about me and my writing is here, on my homepage.    Feel free to browse as you like…  ENJOY MY BLOG, DEAR READERS! MY 2010 JOURNEY In April last year, I started writing creatively, just for fun.  That was when I made the shift from being a retired nurse and teacher, to becoming […]

Waltzing with the Word

March 31, 2011

‘Waltzing with the Word’ was published on March 24th on the online blog, ‘Flash Fiction Chronicles’ HEARTFELT THANKS TO MY WRITING BUDDIES AT THE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON WRITING GROUP, MEA HOUSE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.  Their input and participation in this ‘random words’ session, introduced to us by our leader, Kathleen Kenny, has been integral to the success of my ‘about […]

‘Live Journal’ Blog!

November 1, 2010

I’m keeping a diary in Windows Live Journal: another medium for my writing. The ‘writer’s block’ slot has a topic a day.  I’m not saying I’ll write every day, but I’ll write often, I think!   Go on in and I hope you enjoy my points of view.   My first entry is about Shanti Nature Reserve […]


May 24, 2010

Late in the afternoon on a cold, frosty day, everything glitters and sparkles in the winter sunshine.  The sun is having little effect on the bitter chill and I walk briskly to stomp on Jack Frost’s icy fingers. I spot  a busker, standing in the centre of the market place, unperturbed, it would seem, by […]


May 19, 2010

I waltz into the kitchen…1-2-3-…1-2-3…, pad over the wooden floor, slide toward the radio, yawning. A voice tells me it’s “7am…rise and shine!” My rice krispies jump and gyrate – snap, crackle and pop – on an undulating bed of frothy-white milk – like round, brown bodies dancing on a bouncy castle. My spoon clinks […]


May 14, 2010

This is a short piece of flash fiction about a bass guitar – my husband’s bass guitar! – Tell me what you think? He threw me into a damp, dank shed – tossed aside, abandoned. Curves, sunburst hues, ebony statuesque neck forgotten:  sophisticated tones, rich bass voice rejected. The door opens; squeals in pain.  Light […]