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Cinderella by The Scribbling Wren

He was Late. Again. I was early. I’m always early aren’t I? I was also annoyed and getting increasingly drunk. I’d gone from self conscious in the busy bar to so relaxed I was slipping off the barstool in under an hour. Another hour and I’d be slipping into...

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JUST A JOB OFFER by Scribbling Wren

They seemed generally to want him dead. He’d had the message notifications, his phone just showed them as 20+ but it was chirruping constantly as more came through. He’d tried not to read them at first. But it was too hard to resist. So he turned them off. And...

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LATE PERIOD by The Scribbling Wren

I sat on the toilet and tried to mentally recall her charts. I was sure. Positive. I knew the few women here were all in sync and I couldn’t remember her bleeding this month or the last. I laddered my tights as I tugged them up,  eager to get...

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Interview – A Doctor Who Tale by The Scribbling Wren

The front door leads straight into his sitting room. “It’s funny being back here really. I don’t miss Skaro at all.” “You’ve been here before then?” I sit as I ask. “Yes, Odd really. 2164 is when we first came.” “Here, but in the future?” “Yes, I’m one of...

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QUEUE by The Scribbling Wren

Sadness, like water, finds its own level. One day crying every hour seems a bad day. After a week you’ve got used to it. A fortnight in, you don’t even stop what you’re doing to notice the tears. And it can come as a surprise when someone asks if...

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