Thursday, July 26, 2018

Flash Fiction Challenge: The Bridge and the Rose

Hooboy, it’s been a while since I posted here. So long, in fact, that I forgot my password to this site. OOOps. Anyway, this story was in response to a prompt to pick one of 10 titles, and write a 1500-word story. I went a lot over, then edited the crap out of it to…still […]

Flash Fiction: The Magic Realism Bot’s Revenge

This week’s challenge was to hit up the Magic Realism Bot Twitter account, and use one of the tweets as a prompt for a short story. I’ve done this before on my other site, but I didn’t get it posted in time for the challenge. This time, I got the tweet “A politician watches a […]

Flash Fiction: They Fight Crime (Sort of)

This week’s challenge was to go to the “They Fight Crime” site, get a pair of characters, and write a short story about them. I got “He’s a fiendish arachnophobic cop who hangs with the wrong crowd. She’s a provocative hypochondriac queen of the dead from a different time and place.” Mine don’t actually fight […]

Flash Fiction: The Princess’ Game

Okay, okay, this story was based on a prompt from nearly 2 weeks ago, but I couldn’t come up with any ideas by the deadline. Then I sat down to do some writing today, and  this happened. Raise your hand if you can tell I’ve been watching a fair amount of Gossip Girl lately. Raise […]

Lose the Booze: Update

Here we are, nearly at the end of February, and you may be asking (or not) how the whole Lose the Booze thing went. The short answer is that it went well, and I surpassed my goal of raising $200 to the BC Cancer Foundation (Kermit Flail!!). The long answer is that I’m frankly surprised […]