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Short Fiction by Colin Galbraith

Buzz
Regrets
Letting Go
On A Monday Morning
Heart of a Child
Under the Skin
Once a Borderer

Buzz

August 2011
The creepy tale of a fly that was in the wrong place at the wrong time...

Published in Flashes in the Dark. (Website has since been removed.)

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Regrets

June 2011
A young man attends his girlfriend's wake. Standing with the family, he recalls the last kiss he had with her and fun they used to have, all the time suppressing the guilt of a terrible secret.

Published in the Dublin Quarterly. (Website has since been removed.)

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Letting Go

October 2010
A riverside somewhere in Scotland. Two elderly men are out fishing at dawn: John has neglected everyone who loves him; Cammy, a lifelong pal, refuses to let him go and holds out his hand in true friendship. Another tear jerker from Galbraith and worth the price of the magazine alone.

Published in Open Wide Magazine.

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On A Monday Morning

May 2008
When Edinburgh cemetery worker, Walter Harris, stumbles upon a tattered old dictionary while doing his rounds one Monday morning, the last thing he expects is for it to consume him.

Published in Static Movement. (Website has since been removed.)

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Heart of a Child

September 2006
A young child learns of his Grandmother's death, while his father comes to terms with the loss of his mother.

Published in The Scruffy Dog Review. (Website has since been removed.)

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Under the Skin

March 2006
The Edinburgh to Glasgow commuter train brings together two unlikely lost souls.

Published in Wildchild Publishing. (Website has since been removed.)

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Once a Borderer

May 2004 A veteran from the Kings Own Scottish Borderers remembers his old pal from 59 years earlier.

Published in This Is It Magazine. (Website has since been removed.)

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