Posts Tagged ‘Flash Fiction’

Vision vs. Doubt: The Flash Challenge

Vision vs. Doubt: The Flash Challenge

“Everything in life is writable…if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath, Writer Self-doubt. It twists our stomachs, it claims our sleep; it is the sworn arch-enemy of the Self-Help movement. It has a helpful purpose, just like any [Continue]

Friday Flash Fiction? Done.

Friday Flash Fiction? Done.

You, constant reader, know I love flash fiction by now. But, if you don’t know that yet, click on over to the FREE WRITING NOW page and gain both knowledge and free entertainment. Today is a day of flash fiction, once again brought to you by the letter Qwampf and Chuck Wendig’s writing prompt of the week. Click [Continue]

Terrorist Cells: A Love Story (Flash Fiction)

Terrorist Cells: A Love Story (Flash Fiction)

Chuck Wendig is a man of many talents and a one prolific, profane, and prodigious penmonkey.Last week’s Seven Act Flash Fiction Friday Challenge proved to be the framework on which I hung an idea that I’ve had for some time. While more cute than chaotic, all should fear this horrific attack on America… Wrong Numbers [Continue]

In which I Do Some Damage…

In which I Do Some Damage…

I’ve mentioned that I love Flash Fiction challenges. This one is a Noir/Crime challenge which is a genre that I’ve only begun to dip my toes into. I am a neophyte, but a joyful one. No. I mean a gritty, hard boiled, dark one. See? Learning. Thanks to Do Some Damage  (the Monday Steve Weddle flavor) for [Continue]

When the Terrible Minds Speaketh…

When the Terrible Minds Speaketh…

Chuck said use these words. So I did. It’s flash fiction at my flashiest… She by Keith Karabin  She is good & she is bad, no one understands… She will hide in silence, then her day will come, She was a virgin vixen… -The Misfits “She”  Dusk didn’t matter. I knew protocol. The phone chain [Continue]

Within the Deep

Within the Deep

My flash fiction tale, featured in the Terrible Minds Vacation Hell Contest is below. Skip to the Post Mortem section if you’ve already read it and just want to read the behind the scenes. For all, please remember that if you like this tale best, make your vote count in the contest, when the time [Continue]

Keith Does Contest: “Dicky did Laser”

Keith Does Contest: “Dicky did Laser”

This is Chuck Wendig (Sort of). Chuck writes about beards (Sometimes). Chuck also tracks the strange search engine terms which lead readers to his site. Phrases like “My Beard Come so Fat, I wanna do Laser, so dat it Come Slow.” Seriously. Few people know where internet phenomena begins. Fewer still are able to get [Continue]

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