Flash Fiction

February 6  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

Discovering the Secrets of the Workshop

A reimagining of one of my other pieces of writing, a workshop filled with characters that keep returning to me, waiting for me to finish their...

November 8  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

On a Country Road in a Blizzard

This flash fiction piece explores the desperation of being stranded (in this case, along a country road in a blizzard), and what we are capable of...

November 4  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

My Destiny Finds Me On Its Own Terms

My destiny (or fate or kismet ... whatever word I use to describe it) comes on its own terms, often finding me when I am most unprepared.

October 29  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

And We All Danced in the Laboratory Sometimes

Here's what I know: at some point I worked in a laboratory, with a unicycle, and alongside people worthy of a story. Here is a piece of that pie...

October 18  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

Thankful to Be Making Music

"Backing down, thankful to be making music, Orange picked up her drum sticks ..." Flash fiction excerpt that deals with relationships, death, and...

October 9  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

We All Move On Sometime

If you want to move on from your writing habits, try using writing exercises to create flash fiction, in this case an excerpt about moving...

October 4  •  Favorites, Fiction, Flash Fiction

In the Workshop

In the workshop, colorful wires snaked in every direction. Bent over the bench and talking to himself, Mr. Wojnicz pulled on his magnifying...

September 14  •  Fiction, Flash Fiction

With a Friend Into the Wilderness

The woman and her friend stumbled along a jagged trail to meet another river, this one strong at the start and weakening as it passed ...

September 11  •  Fiction, Flash Fiction

Out of Time and Into Time

She will sail away from the island and sail into the churning of the world, out of time and into time and the dreadful plainness of Life.

September 7  •  Fiction, Flash Fiction

Riding the Train Down Into Darkness

Riding into darkness, the train begins to pick up speed on the outskirts of the city, past the aging warehouses with their darkened windows...