Flash Fiction · Short Short Stories · Story Challenge · Writing


Turning – Word of the Day Challenge #flashfiction #shortshortstories “How would you say that affected you?” She had asked me before, but I couldn’t answer. I just wasn’t ready. After two years, our sessions had engendered a mutual trust. Now I was open in a way I never had been. “I’ll never forget the time…… Continue reading Turning

Flash Fiction · Short Short Stories · Writing


Zoo – Word of the Day Challenge #flashfiction #shortshortstories We were walking briskly through the park. My guide clearly knew where she was going. She had done this multiple times before. I met her at the gate punctually at 9am. “Hi, I’m Aimee. Are you Brittany? I’m Mr. Andelm’s assistant and will take you to…… Continue reading Zoo

Flash Fiction · Short Short Stories · Writing


Jackpot – Word of the Day Challenge #flashfiction #shortshortstories “What if there isn’t enough?” “There will be.” “Are you sure?” “Calm down. There’s never been a time when there wasn’t enough. You know that.” Steve hated the way Angie always panicked in these instances. Complete overreaction. He did little to hide the annoyance in his…… Continue reading Jackpot

Flash Fiction · Short Short Stories


Resolution – Word of the Day Challenge #flashfiction #shortshorts #quickstories #shortstories #smalltales Jana was never one for resolutions. Well, not lately at least. And by “lately” that means a decade. Or two. Sure, when she was younger, her optimism overflowed. But as each year ticked by, that optimism, that drive, that hopefulness drained out in…… Continue reading Resolution

100 Word Stories · Flash Fiction

Flying Monkeys

Charli Mills at Canyon Ranch Communications hosts a weekly flash fiction challenge – 99 words, no more, no less.  This week’s prompt is Flying Monkeys.  Here’s my take: They sat on the edge of the pier, toes wiggling in water.  “Daddy, I don’t want you to go.” Sophie’s sadness added to his overwhelming dread.  “I know,…… Continue reading Flying Monkeys