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 – Mail Order Bride

Mail Order Bride "Bring me more food, woman!”  Sam yelled at Ming Li. Sam had used an online site to find a bride from another country. He, being a privileged white American male, just naturally assumed that his new bride didn’t speak any English. So, he mostly pointed and yelled a lot. Once she brought... Continue Reading →

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