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 – Mail Order Bride

Mail Order Bride "Bring me more food, woman!”  Sam yelled at Ming Li. Sam had used an online site to find a bride from another country. He, being a privileged white American male, just naturally assumed that his new bride didn’t speak any English. So, he mostly pointed and yelled a lot. Once she brought... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Traditions

September 13, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes pasta. It can be spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, or any variety. It can be a meal or a work of art. Go where the prompt leads. Traditions Angela stood on her tiptoes to be able to see over the... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – That Kind Of Day

June 21, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about "not all is lost." It can include recovery from disaster, an unexpected insight after a fall, or however the phrase moves you. Go where the prompt leads. That Kind Of Day Today has been the worst. It started off like... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Secret Love

June 7, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about man glisten. It was a fun term coined by two men with glitter in their beards. What more could it embrace? Look to the unexpected and embrace a playful approach. Go where the prompt leads. Secret Love At ripe old... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Paper Crane

May 10, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story defining “the charisma of cranes.” For centuries, cranes have inspired art and philosophy. You can write a crane story or create something new out of the phrase. Go where the prompt leads. Paper Crane George folded the edges of the paper.... Continue Reading →

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