I wrote this piece of Flash Fiction in 2011 from a 12-Aug-2011 prompt, however the original source was forgotten. Include each of these items in your story. Priest, ring, magnifying glass, cat. “Lock the door,” said Alvin, “and have a seat over there on the couch.” The boy said nothing but complied with the request. “On second… Read More ›
I wrote this piece of Flash Fiction in 2012 from the 25-Dec-2012 Write Now Prompt posted at Today’s Author. There was a knock at the door and suddenly the Christmas lights went out… There was a knock at the door and suddenly the Christmas lights went out.
Back in November 2010 a friend e-mailed me the message below. The note struck me as being funny; it seemed random and perhaps intended for another recipient. Here’s the original e-mail and the quick response I cranked out to him. I made a couple edits to protect the innocent and make the posting blog-friendly. —–Original Message—–… Read More ›
“Good evening, Mr. Stock. Please step over here so we may have a look in that backpack, please,” bellowed the school’s vice principal, Mr. Stuckley. “Planning to do homework at the homecoming dance, are we?” I turned my head to see who Mr. Stuckley was speaking to. So did the two volunteer mothers manning the… Read More ›