The Moving Pen | Groups Books

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‘Mum, will I be okay at school tomorrow?’ Georgina asked her mother whilst holding tightly onto her mother’s waist. ‘Oh sweetheart, I …

13 Min Read
Gift Part 16

Geoffrey flinched as the sun cut into his eyelids. In his fatigue last night he hadn’t closed the curtains. He blocked the …

11 Min Read
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The Royal Barge bumped against the quay. Lysandra, who had been dozing, grumbled when Jena tapped on the door. ‘Princess, we are …

13 Min Read
The Four

“Good grief, witches,” said the old professor as he descended the old wooden stairs to the basement. The four harridans seated around …

2 Min Read
Scared

She’s here! God, I can’t do this. ‘Hi, Jessica, we met…’ Too earnest. ‘Hi Jess, remember me? From …’ I’m the completely …

1 Min Read
Chicken Feed

Poor old farmer Joe never stood a chance. Wiping the remnants of the morning’s fried egg from the corner of his mouth …

3 Min Read
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  After the funeral the girl’s mother won’t let her go near the old man who has been sitting at the back …

8 Min Read
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Coins cascade into the parking meter. The dial spins.  Half an hour in the oxy tank will flush the toxins. Post-nuclear air …

1 Min Read
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The pew is shiny and hard beneath her fingers as she curls them beside her tucked knees.  She leans forward, eager to …

4 Min Read
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“Marry me?” His loud plea is swallowed by the cold gray of giant housing blocks. Windows slam shut. Blinds drop. I twitch. …

1 Min Read