Tag: fiction

  • Flash Fiction – Improvising Lessons

    Flash Fiction – Improvising Lessons

    Six Sentence Story: Write 6 Sentences. No more. No less.Use the current week’s prompt word.Return here, link your post Wednesday night through Saturday late…Spread the word and put in a good one to your fellow writers 😀 PROMPT WORD:  IMPROVISE Improvising Lessons I spent my weekend making elaborate plans for my lesson plans with Google Slides, online […]

  • Flash Fiction – What Is a Photo Worth?

    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. […]

  • Flash Fiction – Eventually They See

    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.” […]

  • Flash Fiction – Teach Them

    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 […]

  • Flash Fiction – I Was Petrified

    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 […]

  • Flash Fiction – Hero

    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 […]

  • Short Story – Nighttime Adventure

    Short Story – Nighttime Adventure

    “Wake up…” my father whispered as he gently tapped me on the shoulder, “It is time.” I rolled out of bed and rubbed the sleep from my tired eyes. My father had already left the room and I could hear his footsteps going down the stairs. I put on my slippers and hurried to catch […]

  • Short Story – Life Is About Choices

    Short Story – Life Is About Choices

    There was a feeling of static in the air as Jeremy sat down next to Sarah in the waiting room. This was their last chance. Everything else they had tried had failed. When the nurse called Sarah’s name, the couple took one last look at each other. “Do you want me to come with you?” […]

  • Flash Fiction – Appreciating Nature

    Flash Fiction – Appreciating Nature

    Appreciating Nature Jeff went for a hike in the mountains at the break of dawn. He felt like it was the best time of day to truly appreciate nature. As he stopped to take in the view over the cliff, the ground gave way and Jeff only had seconds to hold onto a branch of […]

  • Flash Fiction – Dinner Party

    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 […]