Flash Fiction Friday: A Quiet Day at the Cafe

Here is this week's Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers' installment. Enjoy! ------------------------------------------------ How did they find me? Roger stared across the bustling café to his table. His hands trembled and he clenched his fists to stop them. He walked over to the table and picked up a pair of sunglasses that sat on his coffee … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: A Quiet Day at the Cafe

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Flash Fiction Friday: Unexpected Disappointments

Here is my first Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers post in a long time. I hope you enjoy it! Number 652 held the small plastic door open with one tentacle. What had they catalogued this box under? Microwave. That was it. 652 slid another tentacle over his slick, bulbous head. How did he get stuck … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Unexpected Disappointments

The Navigators by Dan Alatorre – A Book Review

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS. I WILL TRY MY BEST TO NOT INCLUDE SPOILERS, BUT THAT MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE. IF THAT DOES NOT BOTHER YOU, PLEASE READ ON. IF IT DOES, BY ALL MEANS GO READ THE BOOK, THEN COME BACK HERE. Synopsis (In case you can't read the synopsis in the photo … Continue reading The Navigators by Dan Alatorre – A Book Review

Flash Fiction Friday: Watchful Eyes

Here is this week's entry into the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers challenge. Enjoy! “They don’t know, do they?” “Know? Of course they don’t know, don’t be silly. They’ll get on the trolley and go their merry way.” “But shouldn’t they know?” “Why? What good would it do?” “It’s just, I don’t know, it feels … Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Watchful Eyes

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?