Flash Fiction – All the Little Moments
January 30, 2023, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about the dishes. It can be the every-single-day activity, a precious collection, or any other interpretation of dishes as objects or activities. Who is stuck with the dishes and why? Go where the prompt leads! All the Little Moments Martha inhaled…
Poem – No More Real Snow Days
No More Real Snow Days Icy roads close school But we still do work from home No more real snow days
Short Story – The Price of War
The Price of War My stomach was making that sound again. I was worried that they would find my hiding place. It was obvious that my chances of survival were slim. This whole ugly mess started last night when the bombs went off in my neighborhood. Now they were so close I could hear their…
Letter to My Younger Self
Dear Younger Heather, Hey. It’s me. Or should I say it’s you. You from the future. I wanted to give you some advice from my many years of experience. Don’t worry so much about the small things. They will seem like really big things at the moment, but when you look back on them it…
Flash Fiction – What’s for Dinner?
What’s For Dinner? Amelio and Jillie decided to spend their anniversary going on a hike to have a picnic. They had brought every supply possible, except for a map. So, it was no big surprise when they got lost. The first day wasn’t so bad, but by day five when they hadn’t had food in…
Flash Fiction – Was I Dreaming?
Was I Dreaming? The craziest thing happened last night. I was dreaming that I was locked in a room and couldn’t find a way out. Then, a tiny door in the wall opened up and seven mongooses came out. For some reason they were all wearing orange hats. Then I woke up. I decided since…
Flash Fiction – Gorgeous Mess
Gorgeous Mess Mr. Pineapple was known for having the best science experiments in class. The only problem was that he wasn’t very good at remembering to wear his glasses. The last time we tried to make something float, he accidentally exploded half of the classroom. It was such a gorgeous mess for the janitor to…
Flash Fiction – Johnny Makes a Splash
Johnny Makes a Splash It was supposed to be like any other boring field trip to the zoo. The same one we did every year. Only no one noticed Johnny messing with the gorilla cage’s lock with a clothespin. Before we knew it, he had released the gorilla and managed to make a huge splash…
Flash Fiction – Will I Make It Out Alive?
Will I Make It Out Alive? My stomach was making that borborygmus sound again. I was worried that they would find my hiding place. It was unequivocal that my chances of survival were slim. This whole unprepossessing mess started last night when the bombs went off in my neighborhood. Now they were so close I…
Flash Fiction – Wrong Career
Wrong Career Marcus stared at the blank page on the screen. It was so irresponsible of him to wait until the last minute to write his essay on the mating habits of pangolins, but he was sure that he would be inspired at the last moment. Instead, he just sat there in his same beige…