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.

Cat and Mouse – 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 have taken this week’s prompt, … Continue reading

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The King and I

The King and I I spent much of my early life in South Africa, brought up on a musical diet of Al Jolson, my father’s favourite, and Kenneth McKellar (a Scottish tenor), my mother’s, from the long-playing records (33 rpm) … Continue reading

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Green Green Grass of Home – 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 prompt, again by the … Continue reading

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New Year’s Revolution – 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 prompt, utterly baffling to … Continue reading

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Let It Snow – 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 wintry photo prompt is … Continue reading

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The Snowman – 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 his picture (below). I am rather pressed for time … Continue reading

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A Fairy Tale – 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 charming photo is provided … Continue reading

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