Flash Fiction: The Bully

Last year, Redpaper.in had published many of my short short stories. Here is an excerpt from one of them:

“Your child is a bully. There is no other way to put it.”

Miss Shelley placed her hands on her hips, indicating that she had passed her verdict.

Aisha Sheikh sat with her eyes faced downwards. She thought it best to not comment on the already heated situation. She sat alone with nine pairs of eyes glaring at her. The eight women other than Miss Shelley were the mothers of her son’s classmates. The other parents agreed with Miss Shelley, the class teacher….


Read the entire story at The Bully


Do let me know your thoughts on the story! 🙂


  1. Congratulations on getting your work out in the world!!

    I have to admit when you said there was only one kid he didn’t bully then you described him I instantly knew why. I think most writers see things quickly. I think the twist was great!

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  2. Get out of here, you haven’t seen the original Twilight Zone? If you love Hitchcock you will love it. I wrote a post a few days ago that mentioned the very first episode I watched, but it magically disappeared and I haven’t rewrote it yet.

    There are several episodes that rocked my world. A LOT of episodes have been ripped off by the Simpsons and so many others yet the young kids don’t even know.

    I recommend you start with my introduction into that world. Eye of the beholder.

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