Works expressed in approximately 1000 words.
This is an unpolished Flash Fiction piece from years ago. The cold goaded me forward, half reluctantly, as I strolled down the familiar cemetery row to her grave. I pulled the collar of my jacket up as the morning air chilled my bare neck… Continue Reading “I Know Why You Cry”
This is an example of Flash Fiction I sometimes use in my classes. I have a couple posts coming up that will refer to this and another piece, so I’m posting it in preparation. “It’s only a small bit of change,” she said,… Continue Reading “A Small Bit”
When I was first learning to improve my writing skills, I happened upon a list of the major literary forms. Among the other forms I saw “Flash” and was reluctant to read the definition, since in the generation I grew up in “flash” usually… Continue Reading “That Misunderstood Flash Fiction”
This is a Flash piece (meaning it is approximately 1000 words, hints of a larger story, and has a twist at the end). This particular piece would work better as a play due to the large number of characters which make it a rocky… Continue Reading “Scandalon”
Growling, she flashed her dagger like teeth in the piercing morning rays as she extracted herself from the comfort of her warm den. The air held a tension as she groped her way in the first light like an agitated, fearsome sloth, her talons… Continue Reading “To Vanquish an Evil”