Flash Fiction – Door Duty

August 5, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about an open door. It can be literal or metaphorical. What is behind the door? Who is seeking and why? As the writer, how will you manage the discovery? Go where the prompt leads! Door Duty Macy knew she had locked... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Hen Do

May 6, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about party hens. Who are these chickens and why do they party? Go where the prompt leads! Hen Do Roberta already had one too many by this point, but that's what happens at a bachelorette party. All of her friends were... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Hit the Road

April 29, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the phrase, “hit the road, Jack.” You can interpret the phrase any way you like — road trip, goodbye, or story. Go where the prompt leads! Hit the Road "Hit the road, Jack! And, don't you come back no more…" ... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Dirty Hands

April 22, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about earthing. Put a character’s hands, feet or body and soul into the earth. Who needs recharging? What happens between the interaction? Go where the prompt leads! Dirty Hands Charlie washed the dirt off of his hands in the kitchen sink.... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Hero

April 8, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that “rethinks the hero.” Define the hero, comparing or contrasting to the classic definition. Break the mold. What happens to the hero in the cave? Is it epic or everyday? Is there resistance or acceptance? Go where the prompt leads! Hero... 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 – 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 →

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