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

Incomplete – Flash Fiction

Prompt 42:  Continue any other author’s story already posted to #FFC52 over the past 41 weeks. I was reminded of so many of our awesome stories as I looked back for one to continue. I can say that I'm truly impressed with our body of work! Can you say book!! In the end, I settled … Continue reading Incomplete – Flash Fiction

Nietzsche, Bumper Cars and the End Game

Prompt 36: Memento mori (remember that you will die) Nietzsche, Bumper Cars and the End Game By Eilidh Thain Willy Morral rushes down subway stairs, wind gusts up from the depths, the sickly smell of sewer and industry smacks his face. He takes the stairs  two at a time, gripping the filthy railing for balance. … Continue reading Nietzsche, Bumper Cars and the End Game

PRIVATE: Diary of Leanne Sawroski

Prompt 35: “Well, to be honest, I threw it away.” PRIVATE: Diary of Leanne Sawroski April 1, 1986 Today is the worst day of my life. A poor, orphaned kid from Vietnam that my stupid mom adopted off the TV or something, arrives today. I’m totally bummed out. Why me????? I was supposed to make … Continue reading PRIVATE: Diary of Leanne Sawroski

Infinite (Gargleblaster)

Under azure skies, they came with questions. Why? His journey ended fast like a bullet in the middle of the road. Poison creosote saturates me. I won’t do it with a chamber. I will look into the infinite abyss. I will fall. My very second Gargleblaster in response to Yeah Write's weekly prompt: Why don’t … Continue reading Infinite (Gargleblaster)

Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt 31

Flash Fiction Challenge! Week 30 submissions are in! Check them out! Submit your week 31 flash fiction by August 5, 2014! Post a link to your submission in the comments section of the corresponding weekly prompt. Week 31 Prompt: A woman's cat goes missing. Two days later she receives a ransom note. Want to be … Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt 31

After I Go (Gargleblaster)

It happened Quicker than a dream scatters A glimpse of a dark face Foreign and familiar Burn of the long kiss A hiss Haunted by infinite memories Of an invasion Again Dark face Again I retreat to that time Before I stayed My very first Gargleblaster in response to Yeah Write's weekly prompt: "Should I … Continue reading After I Go (Gargleblaster)

Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt 30

Flash Fiction Challenge! Week 30 submissions are in! Check them out! Submit your week 30 flash fiction by July 29, 2014! Post a link to your submission in the comments section of the corresponding weekly prompt. Week 30 Prompt: A man steals a large sum of money to pay a debt to a loan shark. … Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge – Prompt 30

Flash Fiction Challenge – Week Twenty-Nine Submissions (29)

Extra! Extra! #FFC52 week 29 submissions are in! It's important that every writer have a tribe, a community in which we can be challenged, be vulnerable, and of course, be read! For me, the FFC#52 challenge is just that--our tribe, our community! For this, I thank all of you! Perhaps you might even get a … Continue reading Flash Fiction Challenge – Week Twenty-Nine Submissions (29)