Category Archives: Fiction

Leaping for Love, Lust and Lulu on Valentine’s Day

Along with bushy eyebrows, Lulu had been burdened with helicopter parents. She never had a moment alone with little Harold. They had dated for two years without a single kiss. Towering over him had been a turnoff. Sitting down put … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 70 Comments

Gift or Curse? Flash Fiction

Cutting across the yard on the way to school had been a habit for Oscar. But today when he gazed at the caution tape across the old McAllister place, he shivered while memories niggled like dead flies waking up on … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 62 Comments

Bedtime Stories – 125 Word Flash

Kassandra slipped under the comforter. As she drifted off, a thought pulled her back. “Did I lock the back door? Oh, he’ll be home soon.”

Posted in Fiction, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 62 Comments

Lurking in Darkness – 150 Word Flash Fiction

He had watched her for days. Sheila crouched over her rose garden and snipped dead blossoms. She stood and stretched while running her hands along her lower back. He slipped behind a tree as she crossed the yard. After laying … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 75 Comments

Ice Sculptured – 170 Word Flash Fiction

Mary regretted taking the short cut home. “I’ll give you a head start little girl. Ready? GO!” She bolted from him, rounding the corner of the old mill as its blades dashed through the frigid water in the cold evening … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 96 Comments

The Shattering – Friday Fiction

With a deadline for a column looming, Samantha had writer’s block. “See you tomorrow.” she said to her roommate Jack. Grabbing her loaded framepack, she pulled her blonde ponytail through the back of her ball cap. “Have fun and be … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 77 Comments

The Lost City – Flash Fiction

“I’m sorry Jack. You’re too poor. My father will not allow me to marry you.” Guinelda’s words stung like a thousand hornets. With a heavy heart he dragged himself back to his downtrodden farm. Later, as he slept on his … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | 72 Comments

A Twisted Tale – Flash Fiction

Alice hurried along the path of the ancient forest in fading light. Listening to her elders and obeying were two different things and now she was hungry and lost. As night descended, fog slithered like silent serpents through the understory. … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 87 Comments

A Leap of Faith – 100 Word Flash Fiction

“Follow me,” said Tucker. Kristie held the heavy backpack close to her cold body as a shield against the biting wind. The wet snowflakes nipped at her face leaving it raw. She tried to keep up while trudging through the … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 76 Comments

The Morning After

She collapsed on the sofa, kicked off her red boots and threw the boat key on top of the coffee table. She remembered the movie Die Hard and dug her toes into the cool carpet. I need a drink.

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 117 Comments

The Art of Seduction – Flash Fiction

He traced his finger along her curves, only stopping to admire her strength and beauty. They fit together like tailored leather. Her opalescent skin, like pewter in the moonlight, gave the false impression of being as malleable as mercury, but … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 86 Comments

Be Careful What You Wish – 110 Word Flash Fiction

James hid it under a log hoping to forget, but the memory taunted him. He returned to work as if nothing had happened, but that cawing crow; it never left him alone. He could hear its call while he moved … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 83 Comments

Risky Business – 115 Word Flash Fiction

Cheryl screamed and threw her dead cellular phone. It hit the dirt floor and then skittered under the wooden table. How long will I last out here with no water?

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 118 Comments

The Intruder – 100 Word Flash Fiction

From the corner of the cramped bedroom, he watched her chest rise and fall under the floral comforter. He inhaled the familiar lavender scent. A quivering flash of lightning coincided with the rumble of thunder and she stirred.

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 88 Comments

Stalked – 100 Word Flash Fiction

Wheat swaying in the moonlight swished like waves in an iridescent sea. She cut a path through the field, propelled by hunger and the seductive aroma of dinner. Clouds that had flitted across the sky now obliterated the only light … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 98 Comments

Heavy Headed Hijinx – 100 Word Flash Fiction

After she plopped down in the recliner and rubbed her tired feet, the hallway clock chimed twelve times. What a crazy day. So many friends had attended and she smiled knowing new acquaintances had been made. As she looked around … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 95 Comments

Fractured Dreams – Flash Fiction Friday – You Choose

The aroma of fresh pine began to wake her from a deep sleep, but she hung on to the tendrils of a hazy dream. If she opened her eyes it would slip away forever. The warm caress of memory pulled … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor, Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 72 Comments

Without a Doubt? 100 Word Flash Fiction

While Jane examined her reflection in the mirror, panic slapped her perfect, oval face. Her heart raced with the rush of adrenaline. She took the elevator to the lobby and walked across the street. After checking through security, Jane stopped … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 72 Comments

Life Interrupted – 100 Word Flash Fiction

Sunlight flickered through the leaves of the maple tree creating moving patterns on the sidewalk. The swish of leaves seemed like ancient melodic music filtering down from above. While looking up at its canopy, she heard the warning call of … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 94 Comments

What the? 150 Word Flash Fiction

Chapter 1  – High Hopes “Now, let me see. Wash the windows.” Minnie’s list-making was interrupted by a low rumble. “Is it the end of days? On April 20th?” She shuffled over to the window in her pink fluffy slippers … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 82 Comments