February 2, 2016

An Introduction I’ve been a fan of Doctor Who since I was five years old, sitting too close to the TV every weeknight at 7 on PBS (WGBH in Boston). At that age, it scared the ever-living crap out of me (Sarah Jane’s android clone losing it’s face, anyone?) but I loved it. When I…

March 24, 2015

This weeks flash fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig: a story in only one hundred words. Harder than it looks. This one’s a hundred words, exactly, and I wish I had more. All week, Mikey insisted that Henry Bear needed graham crackers and honey at night. They’d answered that the snack would just keep Henry awake, and…

November 11, 2014

My entry for this week’s flash fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig. She cried happy tears when he said “till death do us part,” and imagined that he was pledging his undying love. Five years on, she learned his love was a passing thing, but a vow was still a vow. She was surprised by how…

July 4, 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of Chuck Wendig’s flash fiction challenges. This week’s was to write a story (no more than 1000 words) about “bad parents.” Here’s my go: Tanya and Jerry Get Away (747 words) “Look, all I’m asking is that you not swear in front of her so goddamned much!” Tanya had…

March 22, 2012

I’ve been following Chuck Wendig over at terribleminds for several months now. Each week, he gives his readers a writing prompt for flash fiction. This week, I decided to jump into the fray. The creative exercise is always good (and I’m banned from physical exercise for the next few weeks with a bum knee, anyway)….

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