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,... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... 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 – 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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Short Story – The Phone Call

The Phone Call   As Holly closed the door, she took a deep breath in hopes that it would steady her breathing, but it was to no avail. Everything felt different now. Sure, everything looked the same. Same car. Same parking lot. Yet, everything was now different. Everything she had planned for the day seemed... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction: Barely Hanging On

January 25, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that goes to the edge. Consider what the edge might be and how it informs the story. Go where the prompt leads. Barely Hanging On Jeff was slowly getting used to spending his Saturday mornings driving to his soon to be... Continue Reading →

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