Flash Fiction – Leave the Lights On

January 21, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that rephrases “light at the end of the tunnel.” Think of how the cliche replacement communicates a hopeful ending and aligns with your character or story. Go where the prompt leads! Leave The Lights On We used to think there was... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Makeover

January 14, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about dressing up. It can be a child or another character. Be playful or go where the prompt leads! Makeover Dorothy gave her sister a cup of hot tea that afternoon. Rose sipped the tea and complained about the weather. Suddenly,... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Hunting

Hunting  His eyes touched every inch of her body from across the room. This one was going to be easy. With a level of confidence that could not be matched, he strutted up to the bar next to her. It didn't take long for his charm to work its magic, and they walked together to... Continue Reading →

Short Story – Papa’s Bar

Papa’s Bar   No one expected it. How could they? It seemed almost impossible. How do you lose someone in prison?   My papa was put away years ago when I was so little that I could barely remember him without those silly stripes. So, when I got the call from the police about his... Continue Reading →

Short Story – The Phone Call

The Phone Call   As Holly closed the door, she took a deep breath in hopes that it would steady her breathing, but it was to no avail. Everything felt different now. Sure, everything looked the same. Same car. Same parking lot. Yet, everything was now different. Everything she had planned for the day seemed... Continue Reading →

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