Flash Fiction Friday: A Sacrifice For All

Here is this week's entry in the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers Challenge. Enjoy! “All for this?” Princess Cha’ak’na held the glass orb. Encased in it was Icefire, a small crystal that glowed a light bright enough to make her own green skin look blue. Its spikes jutted out in all directions and looked like … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: A Sacrifice For All

When Should You Break The Writing Rules?

Ever notice how many unwritten rules there are in life? Rules you pick up as you go along. Rules that keep you safe. Rules that help you fit in society. Sometimes, those rules are good. Sometimes, they're not. Sometimes, you need to break those rules to get at something better. In case my children ever … Continue reading When Should You Break The Writing Rules?

Flash Fiction Friday: The Young Woman

Here is this week's entry into the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers' challenge. I hope you enjoy it! “Can I help ya?” Bart asked, pulling off leather work gloves. The young woman didn’t answer, but stared at the stacked firewood piled against his small camping supply shop. “Needin’ wood for your campfire? It’s gonna be … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Young Woman

Flash Fiction Friday: Coming Home

This is my entry into this week's Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writer's prompt. Photo from Barb CT of the blog, Gallimaufry. The air was still and heavy. Claire’s blouse stuck to her skin and the sweat poured down her face faster than she could wipe it away. Every breath was like pushing against a hand … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Coming Home

Flash Fiction Friday: We Must Cross

Here is my story for this week's Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writer's challenge. Photo provided by Joy Pixley. ________________________________________________________________ The wind bit deep into Calvin’s bones. His brown leather duster was but paper against it. He held his Stetson on his head with one hand while his other hand twitched near the gun holstered on … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: We Must Cross