The College Soccer Star

This was written for Friday Fictioneers. Thanks to Rochelle!

The College Soccer Star

The shotgun reduces the ball to tiny black and white fragments of past tense.

It needed destroying. She believes that until she hears the thump of his crutches on the porch. Continue reading

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Wrong Side of the Tracks

This was written for Friday Fictioneers. Thank you, Rochelle!

 

PHOTO PROMPT © Dawn M. Miller

 

Wrong Side of the Tracks

“Truth will tell,” Brandt’s mother said after the wedding. Continue reading

The End

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PHOTO PROMPT © Jilly Funell

The End

Clearly, Bill knew nothing about her after all this time. High tea on an observation deck? Nice for a tourist and someone of a certain age. For her, acrophobic and lacking a sweet tooth? Not so much. Continue reading

The Dare

I’m early this week! Yippee! Thank you as always to Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers!

Since “paranormal” seems to be winning in my NaNoWriMo poll (see here), I thought I’d better start practicing.

 

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PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

 

The Dare

Me afraid? Just because it’s Halloween, pitch-black, and the wind slides leaves like skeletal feet on concrete, and I’m alone in the haunted castle? Noooooo. Continue reading

I Do-plicity?

It has been a tremendously long time since I’ve taken part in the FFfAW challenge. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to participate!

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Michelle DeAngelis.

 

I Do-plicity?

Do I have a sign on my head that says: world’s biggest fool? Continue reading

Under the Moon’s Shadow

Thanks as always to Rochelle for Friday Fictioneers!

PHOTO PROMPT © Gah Learner

 

Under the Moon’s Shadow (99 words)

Although fear shook her body uncontrollably, Marie kept her eyes on the tower, awaiting the flash of light signaling commencement. She was so afraid of letting the others down that she was almost paralyzed. Continue reading

You Made Your Bed

I had the beginning of this story in my head. The funny thing is that you sometimes don’t know where the beginning will take you, and this one surprised me a little.

Written for the August 30 Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge.

You Made Your Bed (99 words)

First a bottleneck on the road and now a bottleneck at the charity event. I see who is causing it and suddenly wish I had a bottleneck in my hand, preferably high-proof. Continue reading

Life in the Rearview Mirror

Thank you to Rochelle for Friday Fictioneers!

PHOTO PROMPT © Nathan Sowers grandson of our own Dawn M. Miller

 

 

Life in the Rearview Mirror

I see our cabin in my rearview mirror, where it can’t possibly be. Continue reading