Tag: short stories

  • Flash Fiction – Digging Up the Truth

    Flash Fiction – Digging Up the Truth

    Digging Up the Truth Ever since my husband went away, I have been trying to create as much fun as I can for the kids. So, I racked up a big pile of leaves as my kids played on the playset. Our golden retriever, Gus, wanted to help, but he was mostly just digging holes. […]

  • Children’s Story – Peppy the Squeaking Chicken

    Children’s Story – Peppy the Squeaking Chicken

    Peppy the Squeaking Chicken By Heather L. Gonzalez Mr. McFeely had many animals on his farm. Each animal was special in its own way. One of his favorite animals was the chickens. There were red chickens. There were brown chickens. There were black chickens. There were even white chickens. Everyday, Mr. McFeely would feed his […]

  • Flash Fiction – Coffee Vs Tea

    Flash Fiction – Coffee Vs Tea

    Coffee vs Tea There is nothing better than a good cup of tea, I always say. Or I would say if I had the chance. Herman, my husband, would say that there are only two kinds of people in the world: the ones who drink coffee and the ones who drink tea.  Like I said, […]

  • Flash Fiction – Door Duty

    Flash Fiction – Door Duty

    August 5, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about an open door. It can be literal or metaphorical. What is behind the door? Who is seeking and why? As the writer, how will you manage the discovery? Go where the prompt leads! Door Duty Macy knew she had locked […]

  • 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 – Feeding Family

    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. […]

  • Flash Fiction – Hunting

    Flash Fiction – Hunting

    Hunting  His eyes touched every inch of her body from across the room. This one was going to be easy. With a level of confidence that could not be matched, he strutted up to the bar next to her. It didn’t take long for his charm to work its magic, and they walked together to […]

  • Short Story – Epidemic

    Short Story – Epidemic

    Everyone always thought Virgil Crank was such a curmudgeon, but the truth was that he was just a broken man. After the war, the world had seemed like such a different place that evoked fear as a means to control. Even the news was no longer a place to turn to for a sense of […]

  • Short Story – Ranch Romance

    Short Story – Ranch Romance

    Ranch Romance   Dusting off the dirt from the hard days work on the ranch, Billy got into his old beat up pick up truck and headed for town. All day long he had been craving his favorite food from his favorite diner. He took his usual spot at the counter and didn’t need a […]

  • Short Story – Papa’s Bar

    Short Story – Papa’s Bar

    Papa’s Bar   No one expected it. How could they? It seemed almost impossible. How do you lose someone in prison?   My papa was put away years ago when I was so little that I could barely remember him without those silly stripes. So, when I got the call from the police about his […]