In between final tweaks to Brienne and Draxton, building a very tiny diorama (check my Instagram for the finished project), screwing up a post here forcing me to repost it, and choosing the couple for Izabel, I carved out a moment for a tiny piece of flash fiction. The prompt came from the same location as the others and isn’t a very happy story. So, if you’re not in a good place right now, maybe wait until you’re ready for it.Continue reading “(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – Summer, 2016”
(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Application
Another Friday, another short snippet of fiction. Since the last one, I’ve had a small panic when I thought I’d lost almost half of a manuscript’s edits in a file save error, ran through that one with another more thorough editing pass, and did a third pass through Draxton. I’m really happy where both those are sitting.
The Application is based on the image below with the prompt “Where is this house? Who lives here? Is it old with a history or new?” Again, I didn’t stay perfectly true to the prompt. Had I gone into who lived there, it wouldn’t have been a flash short at all, but a potential short story. Besides, this leaves a lot up to the interpretation of the reader.Continue reading “(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Application”
(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Gallery
Hello! It’s Friday and time for another short snippet of fiction. Things have happened, but most are good things, so I was able to get back to my flash pieces. I have two manuscripts off to beta readers and am plotting the next books in both those series. With a couple of days to completely chill, play video games, and just be, I was able to hop back into things.
The Gallery is based on the featured image below with the prompt “What business is tucked away here, just waiting to be discovered?” It may not be the expected shop, but I enjoyed it!Continue reading “(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Gallery”
(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Hunter
Hello! It’s Friday and time for another short snippet of fiction. This week has been… a lot. You know how they say “when it rains, it pours?” as a euphemism for things going all good or all bad? Yeah. It sucks. Just everything. But never fear! I wrote a happy, cheerful microflash of only 246 words.
*Checks Notes* Oh. Oh, no. It’s… kinda not happy. Or cheerful. It is, however, microflash! That’s gotta count for something, right?Continue reading “(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – The Hunter”
(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – Questions
Hello! It’s Friday and time for another short snippet of fiction. This week is a super-short one at only 155 words. I’ve skipped one of the group’s prompts, but I wanted to get this one out for Halloween. I’m prepping for NaNo (yes, again) so I’m not sure how many more of these I can squeeze out between working on that project.
The photo included the prompt of “Who lives here? What’s the story with this house?” I wanted something a bit spooky but not too much. Horror isn’t my jam though I’ve dipped a toe in with these shorts before. If anyone else wants to play along, feel free to paste yours in the comments below, link to your own site, or on my Facebook page.Continue reading “(Micro)Flash Fiction Friday – Questions”