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The Authors Haunt is proud to present the 2010 New Year Flash Fiction Anthology.  The theme of this anthology was "Dawn".  Participating authors were invited to explore this theme as they saw fit, provided their submitted story did not exceed 500 words.

A total of thirteen authors participated in this anthology, between them submitting twenty-six stories.  Those submissions are listed below in alphabetical order by title.  At the end of each story you will see a feedback button linking directly to the topic where the story is being discussed.  Authors here are not paid for their work, and the only reward they get for their skill and hard work is the thanks of grateful readers, so please take a moment to show your gratitude.

 

A lost love comes to say one final goodbye...

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Word Count: 497

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

They met only to be wrenched apart minutes later. A true story...

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Word Count: 455

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Tom wakes up expecting Josh to be next to him as usual. But he isn't...

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Word Count: 499

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

There are those who yearn for greener pastures. Those who really don't know how safe they are. Some are lucky and others aren't...

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Word Count: 417

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Tale of a modern-day Cinderella...

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Word Count: 451

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

What's your favourite time of day?

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Word Count: 500

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Possible reason for every new day...

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Word Count: 496

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A solitary figure contemplates the bliss of solitude...

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Word Count: 237

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A man lies dying in the forest only to be saved by man's best friend...

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Word Count: 499

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

There is a lot we can learn from the inherent beauty of nature...

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Word Count: 496

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Depression leads to insomnia...

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Word Count: 206

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A ghost awaits the death of his wife...

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Word Count: 400

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A mother's anguish...

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Word Count: 436

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Harvey just doesn't want to get out of bed...

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Word Count: 483

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

The love of the first light...

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Word Count: 186

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A quiet household's bright morning...

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Word Count: 383

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Why do we apologise? Especially when it is not our fault...

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Word Count: 304

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

She thinks on what she loses with each rising sun...

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Word Count: 182

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

During an early morning excursion on the lake, Oliver finds himself confronted by a scene of devastating beauty...

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Word Count: 529

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Kaoki leaves his sleeping lover to greet the dawn, knowing the price he will have to pay when the sun rises...

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Word Count: 500

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Jack can't decide quite what he wants out of life, but he has a very fertile imagination...

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Word Count: 467

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Successful communication can produce unsought results...

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Word Count: 188

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

A vampire's last look at the night before slumber...

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Word Count: 438

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

An unexpected nap ruins a murderer's plans...

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Word Count: 367

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

It is early morning and Albert has a task to complete...

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Word Count: 491

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

Experience the horror of the coming day...

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Word Count: 176

Published: 29 Jan 2010

 

 

 

 

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