Category Archives: Flash Fiction

FlashFriday: Re-imaging a story

Today’s prompt at FlashFriday  was particularly uninspiring for me, I did have a beginning line, but I had no idea what to do with it.  This time, rather than take you through the revision process in detail, I’m going to present … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – a Matter of Opinion

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost a year since I started entering flash fiction competitions but I’ve learned a lot in that year: the most important lesson I think is to trust your instincts and don’t get too … Continue reading

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Awake

Here I am, up way too early.  So what do I do? I write about it… It’s weird.  since I’ve started judging flash fiction, I’ve been less inclined to write it.  The thing is, it’s not some secret ‘I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Flash Friday Vol.2 -5 Adventures in Judging part 2

1/10/2014 – Stay up until Midnight to see the picture and see if anything strikes me as interesting.  – I have a few ideas, but a long day ahead of me so I go to bed. I have a few … Continue reading

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Flash Friday Vol.2 -1 Adventures in Judging

FlashFriday just celebrated its anniversary last week, and this week marks the start of a new year and a new judging cycle… only this quarter: I’m a judge. Friday arrived and I did what I do every Friday since I … Continue reading

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FlashFriday Flash-Versary

This week, FlashFriday (FlashFriday@wordpress.com) is doing something different – a special celebration of their first annivesary, their flashversary… 350  words (exactly ) and the prompt was posted on Monday.   I thought this would be so much easier: one story, … Continue reading

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Flash!Friday #49

Little did I know how addictive these things could get.  A short work, less than 500 words…  no long term commitment… what’s not to love? This week’s prompt: The kicker:  150 words, exactly. Bottleneck The battle had raged for hours, … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – 2013-11-08

Friday Fictioneers is a writing challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields – the challenge: write a story in 100 words, based on an image. Dust Made Stone. Some say the old gods died long ago.  Some, they say, were reborn with … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Challenge – Race the Date #1

This story was written for the first “Race the Date” a flash fiction challenge,  (a weekly flash fiction contest hosted by Cara Michaels ) The Universal Truth of Time Travel They say that time travel is difficult, if not impossible, … Continue reading

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Flash Friday #47 – Anatomy of an edit

It’s rare when you write something at 03:00 and like it, it’s really rare when you really don’t like it and a minor tweak can turn it around… I’ve been really tired lately so staying up ’til midnight to catch … Continue reading

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