Tag Archives: Flash fiction

Ben’s Bouquet: Flash Fiction

It’s been ages since I’ve posted anything on this blog. Actually, I had given up hope that I’d come back to it at all. Life just got crazy, and then there was the whole neck, shoulder, and arm pain thing … Continue reading

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Talking Pets – A Flash For The Freestyle Writing Challenge

It has been a while since I posted any writing. The reasons for that are many, but the main two are 1) I’ve been submitting some of the more recent pieces to magazines and whatnot, and 2) I’ve been working like a … Continue reading

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Motivating Friends to Write With Flash Fiction

So I’ve entered the WOW555 flash fiction contest again, this time as a means of encouraging two writer friends to try something new. One says she has trouble writing short stories (what better way to break that than by writing … Continue reading

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‘The Task’: Flash Fiction Story

I’ll be writing more about setting writing goals later, but I took matters into my own hands today and did that and wrote my first flash fiction story in a while. I’ve been focusing on short stories, finishing my novel, and blogging so … Continue reading

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View From the Sea: Story Prompt

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything new, so I decided to jump back on board with a story prompt from a writing site; it’s a little experimental but that’s part of the fun. I’ll leave the actual prompt … Continue reading

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

So this is new for me: I’ve been invited to participate in the “My Writing Process” blog tour. I thought this was a really cool activity as I’m constantly thinking about how I write, what makes me tick, and how … Continue reading

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The Desert Marker Chapters Page (Campfire Story 01)

Looking for a fun way to get those creative juices flowing? It’s fun, low commitment, and creativity and thinking outside the box is encouraged. Click on the link and see if this is the activity for you.  The Desert Marker … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Lemonade: A Valentine’s Day Short Story

It’s Valentine’s Day! I wasn’t going to write anything for the occasion, as I find it hard to write romance stories; I prefer a good, solid love story. However, this story came to me two days ago only I didn’t … Continue reading

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Butterfly: New Short (Short) Story

Who said Flash (super short) fiction was easy??!! lol  It’s been a while since I’ve posted a story, mostly because I decided to take a break from smaller projects as I am actively writing the last book in my fantasy … Continue reading

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Dyane Forde’s Christmas Challenge

Vashti Q-Vega threw me for a loop when she asked me to write a Christmas story. Say what? I don’t do Christmas stories, or Valentine’s stories or stuff like that because I find them sweet, and pleasant, and wholesome. But … Continue reading

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