Flash Fiction – Boxing Up the Past

I have had my hands full with my four kids for the summer. Being in South Dakota, their school doesn't start until after Labor Day. I haven't written in a while and wanted to make sure that I take the time to write. So here is my entry for the Carrot Ranch weekly flash fiction... 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 – Priced to Sell

May 17, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about property values. Perhaps its a home, business or pencil museum. What makes them go up or down? Go where the prompt leads. Priced to Sell “How did we manage to get such a good price for the house?” Mandy asked... 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 →

Flash Fiction – Big Catch

April 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a fish tale. It can be about fishing from any angel, about those who fish, or what might be caught. Go where the prompt leads. Big Catch My uncle always took the older kids on the boat to go deep sea fishing at... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Family Portrait

April 5, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a silly sun story. Up north, "sun silly" is the energetic and playful response to returning sunlight. It could also be an April Fool's jest, a silly story, or a reaction to spring fever. Be silly and write playfully! Go where the prompt... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Abduction

Friday Fictioneers - April 4, 2018 - photo by Dale Rogerson Abduction “Don't let go of my hand or you may get lost.” My hands were so little and the crowd of holiday shoppers were pushing against us like the crashing of waves. It should have been no surprise that I couldn't hold on. I... Continue Reading →

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