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Turning

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

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Zoo

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

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

Drabble · Writing

Legal Obligations

Daily Prompt:  Millions “Did you get the mail?” “Here, just a bunch of junk.” “Look! This isn’t junk! Oh my gosh, we’ve been waiting for their answer!” “Hurry it up already. Well?” “You got it!! You’re accepted!!” John felt suddenly overwhelmed. So used to rejection, he felt like he had been trying for a million years.…… Continue reading Legal Obligations

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Clumsy Attempt

Daily Prompt:  Clumsy   Clumsy Attempt “This better work!” He shot her a look. “What!?!  We need an out; every other attempt has failed!” “Ok, just be quiet. I need to concentrate.” Grabbing his tools, he opened the box and studied the wires. “Please do it right! You know the consequences.” He carefully removed the…… Continue reading Clumsy Attempt

Daily Prompts · Life · Writing

My Grandmother’s Doorbell

Daily Prompt:  Daring I was witness to my grandmother’s death from pancreatic cancer.  She was diagnosed late in life, so the cancer would progress slowly, according to the doctors.  She lived a couple more years after her diagnosis, daring God for each day toward the end.  She suffered silently, with grace, and from all appearances, acceptance…… Continue reading My Grandmother’s Doorbell

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Exciting Book News and a Big Leap in the Right Direction

Originally posted on Susie Lindau's Wild Ride:
In one of my first classes at Wanderlust Yoga Festival, the meditation instructor told us to ask the universe the ultimate question. “Who am I?” I asked, “Should I be a writer?” I mean, I spend a majority of my time writing blog posts, screenplays and books. My…

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Ready…or not…

  Hello friend, this is my first stab at a blog.  I’m not exactly sure what this blog will be, but I expect I’ll feel that out rather quickly…   First things first, I’m trying to learn the ins and outs of blogging, and apparently, my first blog post should have been this entry.  But I was…… Continue reading Ready…or not…