The sea is too far from here. So I took the colours of his eyes, of her skin, the glimmer of their smile, and wove my own corner of home.
— 140Story (@miniaturestory) July 7, 2015
This is almost a companion piece to Angles.
I fell in love with an apricot, once. It was sweet – wonderfully so – but short-lived, and very messy.
— 140Story (@miniaturestory) June 29, 2015
I can't remember if it was early or late summer. What I will never forget is the scent of their hair, its violet, lilac and aquamarine hues.
— 140Story (@miniaturestory) June 16, 2015
Can you hear the waves
I seem to have a theme running, and sometimes it twinkles.
As always, the site is miniaturestory.org, and it is wonderful. Always.
It’s marking season at UEA, and as tutors, we’re all losing our minds a bit. So here’s a story based on real life events,* courtesy of the microfiction account UEA140story and co-authored in marking delusions with fellow marker Kim Sherwood. Marking.
In this essay, I will demonstrate how to effectively and definitively cure cancer – Sorry, ran out of time. See plan.
— UEA140Story (@uea140story) May 15, 2014
*Not based on real life events.
Some of the UEA creative writers have set up a microfiction Twitter account, with its associated Facebook page, under the names UEA140story. They collect 140 character stories, from UEA, Norwich, Norfolk and beyond – and today they ‘published’ one of my own!
"…and it was your fault, really," he hissed through tears at her. He felt her staring back, blankly, as he closed the lid of her coffin.
— UEA140Story (@uea140story) December 23, 2013
You really should check them out.