Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Storm Puppies

The winds came, the fence was down. I wandered away, hiding in a shed from something called “Irma”. So much pressure, the puppies would not wait. When they found me, I was holding up a large board, protecting my clan. … Continue reading

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Still Water … #Writephoto

Still waters run deep. Or do they ? He never answered her question. “What are you thinking ?” Sarah tried. She had been looking lovingly into his eyes for a long time. He gazed back. Tom was the strong, silent … Continue reading

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It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Brevity. I’m fascinated with flash fiction, short stories, those 100 word challenges. It seems they force one to get down to basics. Like many, I respect the art of language. It has been … Continue reading

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Pam could cook. The oldest of ten, she saw it done well; homemade, quality ingredients, massive quantities. She married young. Joe was special; smart, funny, motivated. They shared values, life goals, interests, mutual attraction. Love came easily, a perfect match. One month into … Continue reading

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Personal Loan

“I need $200.” Mike thought it might be drug money, but Bobby was a friend, trying to clean up his act. It was just a loan. They worked the same summer job, for very different reasons. Bobby’s wealthy family insisted; … Continue reading

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One Last Move

“Kansas ? Really ?” He was five years from retirement. “It’s the last move, Ellen, we really have no choice.” Mark was right. There were bills to pay, he loved his work, Florida could wait. Stress, depression, illness did not … Continue reading

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