Category: Short Fiction

Flash fiction

The Christmas Gift

Penny was a trifle worse for the wear. Not terribly – but lovingly – shabby. Annetta held her close. This would be the last time Penny would be with her.

Text two-step

>I know you said not to text you, but we need to talk. Meet me for lunch, Packer’s. Alice frowned. She’d never told Elise, her BFF, not to text her. What was that all about? And then she realized the phone in her hand…

Awakening

Starlight, star bright

It was a long way down. She stood on the very peak of her home, finding it not at all odd to be there. Inside, her parents, brothers and sisters slept while she rode the wind. It was wonderful. Beautiful. The sky was dark…

Works in progress

Work in progress

Caro Miller didn’t want anyone to question her mental health, which her mother would, if she learned her independent, successful daughter had spent the last two years with an anti-establishment, passive-aggressive creative writer, a never-published author whose piles of drivel crowded shelves, drawers and…

The Eggplant and Superman

Ms. Eggplant

Shelby thought she was oh so original. Why would anyone else in her right mind show up at a Halloween costume party dressed as an eggplant? Yet, there she stood, long of leg, slender of arm, wearing an exact, exact duplicate of Shelby’s costume….

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