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?

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