Category Archives: Sound Bite Fiction

I am C.E. Ayr, a pioneer of a new genre of short story writing.
I call it Sound Bite Fiction.

The stories on this site are short, sparse and to the point, and have all been written in my current home on the Cote d’Azur.
Many of the tales are based in and around the place I call Medville.
Mysterious and enigmatic, served with a splash of humour, nothing here is ever quite what it seems.

Expect the unexpected.
There is always a twist in the tail.
Nearly.

Trouble – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s interesting photo is provided … Continue reading

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Maxwelton Braes – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). I must confess that my story … Continue reading

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Present Tense – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. This week’s seemingly innocent photo by Marie Gail Stratford makes me confront some of my … Continue reading

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House for Sale – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s intriguing photo is once … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. This week’s curious photo comes courtesy of Sarah Ann Hall, and I ponder life, death … Continue reading

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Paradise – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. This week’s prompt comes courtesy of Roger Butolt, and the idyllic view for once brings … Continue reading

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Pushed Too Far – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s busy prompt is again … Continue reading

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