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.

Genocide – 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 sunny panorama by Jan Wayne Fields took me to my usual dark place. … Continue reading

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Down In One – 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). Once again Al recycles a brilliant … Continue reading

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Real – 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 photo by © Douglas M. MacIlroy confused me somewhat, though, in honesty, that … Continue reading

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The Road – 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 recognise Al’s slightly strange photo … Continue reading

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l’oiseau et la lune – 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, along with the … Continue reading

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Pot Plant – 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 is again one … Continue reading

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The Baby – 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 curious photo by Fatima Fakier Deria made me think of garden parties, and … Continue reading

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