Week 6 Prompt: A character is at an arcade on the pier, when a man comes up and grabs his shoulder. Three ghosts were in hot pursuit of Pac Man when a meaty hand clamped over my shoulder. My hand lost its grip on the controller, leaving Pac Man stopped dead in his tracks, his … Continue reading Free games ain’t free
Your week 2 prompt is just a click away
Eilidh from Thain in Vain and Charlotte of Drafty Devil are your fabulous co-hosts for the 13 Week Streak – Summer Flash Fiction Challenge. One flash fiction story under 500 words a week for 13 weeks – this is your challenge. Prompt This week's prompt offers lots of room for creativity and interpretation. Have fun! Week 2 An hour’s walk from … Continue reading Your week 2 prompt is just a click away
A turtle is not a bongo
Prompt - Week 1 Three couples hire a small boat and a captain for a whale watching tour, but when the boat returns to the dock several hours later, only six people remain on board. Captain N. Teba stood on the deck of the Misty Savior, watching the late afternoon sun cast long, lonesome shadows … Continue reading A turtle is not a bongo
Sunday linkup is open for submissions
Today is the day! Get your week 1 submissions in! Be sure to add your flash fiction offering to the linkup below to share with your fellow Streakers. Check out other writer's stories, read and comment! Have you grabbed a badge for your blog yet? Use your social media to share your story.
The Horror! The Horror! 6 movies that will scare the living shit out of you
It's October -- my favourite month! The stifling heat of the summer has taken a hike; people can no longer show their upper arms, which I find to be a horror show of its own, particularly mine. They closely resemble a couple French loaves spread with clotted cream and jam, with a few currents sprinkled … Continue reading The Horror! The Horror! 6 movies that will scare the living shit out of you
Haughty Mom: A Day in the Life
For my friend. 3:30 a.m. Wake-up. The cool, soft night air blows through the unique French doors I designed for the bedroom. It’s tough to leave our 1000 thread count imported Amara sheets, but the chickens need their vegan breakfast and the garden needs a good weeding. Most of my friends don’t have the luxury … Continue reading Haughty Mom: A Day in the Life
Day 4 – “The Job” #NoMoExcuses #Microstories
A tiny knock on the wooden door woke Fae from her slumber. It was time to go to work. She grabbed her wand, coins, and headed out. She greeted the human tooth at the door. “Another one so soon?” The tooth nodded.
Day 3 – Flash Fiction & Prompt #NoMoExcuses #NaBloPoMo
Prompt: A woman purchases a cookbook at a charity book sale and discovers a note tucked in the pages. Old Timey Cook Joan Whirly was more than pleased with her purchase. She traced the texture of the cover, embossed. “Mrs Poppycock’s Marvelous Old Timey Recipes” it was called. She’d flipped through it at the church … Continue reading Day 3 – Flash Fiction & Prompt #NoMoExcuses #NaBloPoMo
Day 2 – A Moment in 140 #NoMoExcuses #NaBloPoMo
TLC should do a show called iCloud Hoarders! Virtual space packed with thousands of duck-faced selfies, petrified cat corpses, unwritten novels, volumes of weight loss searches.
Day 1 – NoMo Excuses 30-Day Challenge
Let's get meta! It’s true. I’ve lost of my daily writing habit. I didn't lose it in the the woods or at the summer fair or down the bathroom sink. No, I lost it to life, oh and television (hello, Jon Hamm, who cares about stupid writing or anything else for that matter). Sure, I … Continue reading Day 1 – NoMo Excuses 30-Day Challenge