Flash Fiction – What Is a Photo Worth?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is it worth when you find a picture of your wife with another man? I almost fainted when I saw the photo amongst all of the family portraits. There she was in that dress that she knew I loved with her arms around someone else.... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Eventually They See

It was supposed to be like any other interview but everything felt different. Nothing looked out of place in the man's apartment and he seemed friendly enough. "Tell me about the first time that you noticed you were different." she stated, picking up her notebook. "When I was little and my mom couldn't see them."... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Teach Them

As children grow, they watch their parents and try to emulate them. Whether it be how they dress or talk. Maybe even the way they chose to live their lives.  Melissa firmly believed that her daughter would know everything she needed to know. Being a single mother wasn't easy, but she managed to teach her... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – I Was Petrified

The light gets brighter, and my heart is pounding. Something or someone is moving just beyond the light and slowly coming towards me. I open my mouth but no sound comes out. I close my eyes and try to leave my body behind, but there is a buzzing sound like a chainsaw getting ready to... 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 – Dinner Party

Thud Thud Anxiety builds. Sweat drips down his face as Michael tries to act natural as he eats. Jazz music plays sweetly throughout the room. Nancy keeps looking at Michael as if he is nervous to be meeting her parents for the first time. Thud Thud Nancy's father tries to make small talk and use... Continue Reading →

Short Story – The Shower

I was going through a box of old notebooks filled with stories and poetry from middle school, high school, and college. I have been going on a joyride down memory lane. The following story was written my senior year of high school. I got a scholarship to St. Andrews University with this story. 

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