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 – Feeding Family

Feeding Family Everyday Ester and Bill would sit at the same bench in the park and feed the birds. Once Bill passed on, Ester found it hard to keep going. They never had children during their 50 years of marriage and in a way she had begun to feel like the birds were her family.... 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 – 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 →

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