Flash Fiction Friday – Runaway, Swept Away

My parents recently got an electric car, and I’m fascinated by how it doesn’t vroom as it approaches, it just sort of… sings. Like a space ship. So I wrote this. Runaway, Swept Away The street is quiet, the apartment blocks tall and dark and brooding. Haley shifts her weight from foot to foot, peering down toward the bend around Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Runaway, Swept Away

Flash Fiction Fr-aturday – Thrift Store Portal

It’s been a while since I posted flash fiction, huh? I actually had this idea yesterday after an interesting thrift store experience, but I was too tired to write it until today. I just love putting portals in strange places. Hope you enjoye! Thrift Store Portal Julie inhaled deeply and rolled her shoulders, shifting the plastic bag from one hand Continue reading Flash Fiction Fr-aturday – Thrift Store Portal

Flash Fiction Fr-aturday – The Next Time

Wow, it’s been so long since I posted a flash fiction piece last. It isn’t even Friday but hey… I’m back! Hope you enjoy it. The Next Time I understand now. I always wondered, as a child, why people used to see fairies dancing across the misty fields and I never got to see any. But now I know. It Continue reading Flash Fiction Fr-aturday – The Next Time

Flash Fiction Friday – Two years too far away

This flash fic piece was based on a prompt from Seventh Sanctum! Hope you enjoy it. Two years too far away The planet is my greatest betrayer. I have to see it that way, because the only other alternative is admitting that it’s my own body that is letting me down. With a life-expectancy of 87, I was supposed to Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Two years too far away

Flash Fiction Friday – Fancy Coats and Chilly Toes

I didn’t get around to posting when I wrote it, but I finally got back to writing flash fic again! Yay! This piece is a bit random but here we are. Fancy Toes and Chilly Toes There are too many fancy coats downtown. Mia isn’t even really sure how she knows that the coats are fancy, she just knows. They’re Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Fancy Coats and Chilly Toes

Flash Fiction Friday – The Place in the Clouds

I often have flashes of inspiration when I’m in a car. Maybe it’s just because I don’t ride in cars very often and that makes it a little bit of a liminal space for me, associated with holidays and family events. This idea came to me from a truly spectacular cloudscape I saw today. I hope you enjoy it. The Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – The Place in the Clouds

Flash Fiction Friday – Unreality

Okay yeah, it’s Sunday but here we are. Today’s tiny piece is brought to you by Sims 4 and the Star Trek holodeck. Enjoy! Unreality Annalise swiped lazily through the gallery, not quite knowing what she was looking for but also knowing just what she was looking for. It was a “know it when I see it” kind of situation, Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Unreality

Flash Fiction Friday – Practice makes Plummet

This little snippet isn’t based on a dream, but it’s sort of a prequel of a story I want to write based on a dream. I hope you enjoy it! Practice makes Plummet I finish another set of breathing exercises and drink a small glass of water with a few drops of that tincture the Ambassador gave me to keep Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Practice makes Plummet

Flash Fiction Friday – An excess of ranch

Just a little thing based on a dream ๐Ÿ™‚ Hope you enjoy it! An excess of ranch The first few time it had happened, I didn’t even really notice. I mean, it’s hardly unheard of, waking up in the morning and realizing that you had a packet of milk left after all, even though you thought you were out. If Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – An excess of ranch

Flash Fiction Friday – Slice of Pandemic Life

Excuse the blithe title, I couldn’t think of what else to call it. Just a little snippet, plucked right out of my day. Maybe not a story as such but oh well. Enjoy! Slice of Pandemic Life “Whole family went in,” the man in front of me says, nodding toward the tent. He holds his palm up to me. “Five Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday – Slice of Pandemic Life