All Short Stories

All of my free short stories and flash fiction stories below will take you under 5 minutes to read. Feel free to have a good ol peruse and please let me know what you think of them so that I can improve my writing.

YOUR BILL, SIR – fashion short story


Flitting between tube stops and taxis. I’m a girl you’ll only see once. You look up from your coffee. Flash of red shoes, a black spotty skirt, ‘Your bill sir’ you turn your head, I’m gone already… Read More

MY COAT – quick short story

My Coat - quick short story by Dija Mulla

I have this coat I wear. It’s heavy. Pulling me down. Holding it close I wander. Past the towns I once knew… Read More

GIRL IN FRONT – original short story

Short story by Dija Mulla about being followed

Queue moves forward. She drops her purse. I swoop down. Pick it up. She turns around. ‘Oh thank you!’ Big wide smile. Warms my soul…  Read More

At the Bus Stop – Super quick short story


Early morning waiting for a bus. Smell of shampoo still lingering. Eyes heavy with sleep.

Purple Coat Woman arrives at the bus stop… Read More

BFFs – cute short story


The floor vibrates under my feet. The tube jerks. My hand slips and I stumble. Whirls of faces. My forehead bumps something hard. I look up. She looks up. Rubs her head, smiles silly and we both stand up…Read More

Para – experimental short story

Flash fiction


3pm. Walking to the corner shop. Bread, milk, maybe something for dinner tonight. Cars driving past. Cars staring at him and his black leather jacket. Cars laughing cuz it didn’t suit him. He stumbled and the cars laughed even louder… Read More

Stranger: 3 minute short story


Buzz of my alarm. It must be time to wake up. It’s the alarm that sounds like a phone ringing so it must be a weekday. The shower water’s going cold. I must only have half an hour left to leave the house. My neighbour slams his front door. I’ve only got about seven minutes to brush my hair. Read More

When I Close My Eyes: an original short story


When I close my eyes I’m a rockstar. With a guitar in both hands. Held like it’s an extension of my own body. I strut and jive across the stage. Shake my shaggy hair and give the microphone a well deserved snog. The crowd cling for my feet, their eyes willing me to recognise them and wink at them. I raise an arm. One, two, one, two, three, four…Read More

One Wild Night: a fun short story


One wild night, blinded by the moonlight, blinded by their passions, three young men darted across a field. The only way to distinguish the figures was to say the man in the lead wore a brimmed hat and one of the men, the man who ran slightly slower than the other two, looked to be carrying a bundle…Read More

Opening to a longer novel I’ve been working on for years!

silly deej

In my dream I was running. Running for the absolute joy of it. Running because I could run. Running because of the sheer excitement building up inside of me. I had never run this fast before and it made me manic… Read More

18 thoughts on “All Short Stories

  1. Janlle Evans says:

    I enjoyed “Girl in Front”, but I think that if you are going to have such a noticeable rhythm, then you must be truly mindful of the cadence. Otherwise, the reader gets distracted by trying to remain in an anticipated rhythm. I love “The Collector”,and thing your short story is a worthy homage.


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