Flash Fiction Friday: The Place Under the Stars

Another week, another Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Love these story prompts. Enjoy! The place where I made you mine. Under the stars. You wore the white summer dress with the blue flowers. Alice held the note with shaking hands, read the lines again, and stared at the two pictures below them. One, a … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Place Under the Stars

Reblog: So you want to change the world? Can you make this one sacrifice?

This post first appeared on Craig Greenfield's blog on April 18, 2017. Brian Mullaney was a sterotypical ad man - a New York yuppie in an Armani suit with a gold rolex on his wrist. But when he hooked up with Operation Smile everything changed. The charity sends volunteer medical teams to places like Gaza, … Continue reading Reblog: So you want to change the world? Can you make this one sacrifice?

Flash Fiction Friday: The Wagon

Another week, another entry in the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Enjoy! “When did it appear?” Deputy Bryan Jones circled the broken farm wagon. Blue sparks popped from its rusted wheels. “An hour ago, I think.” Bobby Dennison stood against his father and stared at the wagon. “You think?” “Me an’ Stevie got here … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Wagon

Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

https://youtu.be/6QvX4CwSmwY I have to tell you something, I'm a pretty selfish person. Always have been. I know what you're thinking. You can see this coming from a mile away. I'm going to say that I was/am selfish, but that Jesus changed me. You're right. I am. There's still a lot to change, though. I'm still … Continue reading Will Compassion Make a Difference, or Are We Too Far Gone?

So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?

Let me ask you a question: What makes a great story? The medium doesn't matter - it could be a book, a movie, TV, a play, or grandpa sitting on the porch in his rocking chair. What makes some stories stand apart from others? What separates the great from the mediocre, the forgettable, or the … Continue reading So Tell Me, What Makes a Great Story?