Little Surprises

Short flash fiction, no one likes bumping into an ex, especially when pushing a pram.

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Charlotte Comley is a mother, wife, ex teacher, creative writing group organiser and now self employed. To the outside world she devotes her time to helping with homework, raising her husbands self esteem and trying to earn a crust. But in those brief moments of alone time she writes and dreams of seeing her work on a book shop shelf. Her fiction has been published by Ether Books, Darwin Evolutions, Flash Flood and 1000 words. Non fiction work has appeared in magazines such as The Green Parent, Take a Break, Woman's Weekly, The Motion Online and Grow It.

Charlotte Comley was one of the writers and script editors of Express FM Conway Street, a radio soap airing three times a week. She has also managed to win the odd writing award and came highly commended at The Winchester's Writing Conference competition for children's fiction. She regularly blogs at In 2012 she read at The Umbrella Festival at The Groundlings Theatre, came third place at Alton's Book Festival The Pint Pot of Fire, at Wordsouth Havant and of course in the Portsmouth Book Fest 20 x 12.

10 Responses to Little Surprises

  1. dave_walsh says:

    I think you’ll find that’s taking money under false pretenses – ha ha – Very Good.

  2. katie_symonds says:

    Great piece with clever ending.

  3. Rocklobster says:

    Brilliant for such a short story.

  4. pilfred says:

    This was excellent

  5. DavidD says:

    Good ending Charlotte. I like it when a rat gets his!!

  6. Mr.Badger says:

    Yeah, liked this one

  7. Zarkingfardwarks says:

    I think this is a really good short short story. Very well written too.

  8. Ellis says:

    This is brilliant. The ending caught me out.

  9. jecom says:

    Loved this story

  10. Sicom says:

    Excellent example of flash fiction

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