Affective is a collection of fresh reads, perspectives, and thought pieces

Fragments


Essence

May 14

There are more paths to God than the obvious ones we imagine, according to this flash piece that hopes to get to the heart of religion. Each of our 100 Word stories is an affecting piece of flash fiction that brings to life a particular moment, idea or setting.

Fragments


The Ultimate Revolution

May 14

Today’s fragment comes from Aldous Huxley, one of the most revered writers of the 20th century, known for groundbreaking fiction including the classics Brave New World and The Doors of Perception. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory.

Second Person


Paranoid

May 03

The Second Person is a project exploring the various identities that converge into who we are, the hundreds of worlds we inhabit in a day, the roles we play that are always changing. Through second person prose pieces, we try to bring out various versions of ‘you’, virtual and real, internal and external, and create an archive of self by examining interactions, beliefs, experiences or moments.

Shorts


Birthday

May 03

A piece that explores the import of the day we are born, and questions which of the people around us actually know, remember or care about it? Should they at all? Each of our 100 Word stories is an affecting piece of flash fiction that brings to life a particular moment, idea or setting.

Shorts


The Remains Of The Day

April 23

Kazuo Ishiguro, recent Nobel Prize winner and one of the most distinctive voices in modern literature, is the source for our daily fragment. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory. Kazuo Ishiguro, recent Nobel Prize winner and one of the most distinctive voices in modern...

Second Person


Oscillator

April 23

The Second Person is a project exploring the various identities that converge into who we are, the hundreds of worlds we inhabit in a day, the roles we play that are always changing. Through second person prose pieces, we try to bring out various versions of ‘you’, virtual and real, internal and external, and create an archive of self by examining interactions, beliefs, experiences or moments.

Shorts


Measure

April 23

An exploration of the constant and addictive ways in which social media holds all of us captive and alters every perception. Each of our 100 Word stories is an affecting piece of flash fiction that brings to life a particular moment, idea or setting.

Second Person


This Is Water

April 23

David Foster Wallace, considered one of the greatest American writers of the past century, is the source for our daily fragment and we couldn’t recommend his work more. Plagiarised Wisdom is an archive of short extracts from work that has moved us, left an impact and lingered in the memory.