Tag: Short Story
Abomination of the Merry Anne – FlashFictionChallenge
On July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I hope to God you brought one of those ice packages of yours up,” said Captain Smith as he stood in the gloom at the helm. Although the sun had mercifully set beyond the hills to the starboard, the breeze blowing downriver had yet to stir any real relief from the blazing summer heat. Captain […]

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Beyond the Veil for NYCmidnight Flash Fiction Challenge
On September 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maggie’s worries about her sister’s wedding seemed to be unfounded.  It looked as though they might make it through the day without incident, when a familiar voice whispered against the back of her neck. All of Gran’s tales of leprechauns and other wee folk had never prepared her for the likes of Aiden the Fair […]

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He’s Such a Nice Guy – for NYCMidnight’s Flash Fiction Challenge
On August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Good morning, gorgeous,” I could hear the familiar voice calling from the front of the shop. Steve always stopped by with something fresh from the farm to share before the day got busy. I sat the tea-pot on the hot plate and went out to say hello. “What’s fresh today, my friend? Tomatoes, cucumber, little […]

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Vicious Editing
On September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

Challenge #2 did not come nearly so easily as the first one.  An idea popped into my head right away, but executing it was much more difficult. The first draft was over 2200 words.  More than twice the maximum allowed.  Granted, I had rambled my way through much of the story, but by the time […]

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Flash Fiction Round One Up and Running!
On August 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

My first writing assignment from NYCMidnight’s Flash Fiction Challenge is a romance set in a surf shop with at least a mention of a pot of boiling water.  At least I’m starting off in my comfort zone.  But then again, not sure how that will stretch me as a writer.  Lots of ideas are flowing. […]

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Flash Fiction Challenge
On August 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Let me tell you, I LOVE a good challenge.  I’m really excited to take this one on.  Several months ago I spotted a Facebook Ad for the Flash Fiction Challenge by NYCMidnight.com.  It looked like a great way to stretch myself and have some fun. Well Saturday is the big day.  The first challenge will […]

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