Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

The Bond

I was thrilled—no, ecstatic—when I learned I was pregnant with you. Each day I fell in love with you a little more as this tiny life grew and stirred inside me. I couldn’t wait for you to be born so I could finally meet you!  Yet, I feared losing the special bond that only you and […]
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Pile-Up

  The prompt for this piece of flash fiction is “Object.” Forty-one words. Marlys was all about the bling. The shinier and flashier the object, the better. Engagement rings were her favorite and she had quite a collection. The trouble was what to do with the all those ex-fiancées piling up  in her cellar.  

The New People

Jimmy’s welcome home party was in full swing: magicians, clowns, hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill and cake and cookies for later. There was even a live band. Most children would be overjoyed at such a celebration, especially one in their honor, but not Jimmy. He stood alone on the dock staring into the water, […]
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The Man

Today’s writing prompt for Fandango’s Word Challenge is the word easy. It isn’t so bad, considering. There is a sink, a wobbly wooden table, a cot and even a bathroom. The location is perfect: off a seldom-traveled path, hidden by monstrous, gnarled oak trees. Every day, Those People bring me food and water. Sometimes, The […]
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The Paper Boy

  Martin knew it wasn’t normal. He’d neither seen nor heard of anyone else doing it, yet, he couldn’t help himself. The sexy skid-thump of the Huff Post hitting the driveway had him salivating. Martin especially savored the Classifieds: Ink-stained teeth, be damned!