Tag Archives: Flash Fiction


To Monte, it seemed as if they’d been walking for days. He wished they could stop for a snack & a drink of water, but apparently The Guy was on some sort of mission. Since they’d begun their journey he’d barely acknowledged Monte’s existence. Ever since the motorized machine stopped moving and they started on their […]
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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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  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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