Finally Relief – Flash Fiction

The following was written in response to a flash fiction challenge over at Carrot Ranch. In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes tapping. You can play with the sound, make it an action, or create something unexpected. Tap a story and go where the prompt leads!   Cathy not feelingContinue reading “Finally Relief – Flash Fiction”

The Search Goes On Flash Fiction

The following was written for two challenges. Flash Fiction Challenge over at Carrot Ranch. March 5, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about Clarice. She can be any Clarice real, historical, or imagined. What story does she have for you to tell? Go where she may lead! and forContinue reading “The Search Goes On Flash Fiction”

Grouchy & Greta Gnome

  Grouchy and Greta Gnome were just waking up from a long winter’s nap. “Grouchy, look at this mess, what are we going to do?” “Oh, Greta, come on, I just woke up, let me focus on getting my eyes open.” “Where did all these empty old pots come from?” “Would you stop worrying aboutContinue reading “Grouchy & Greta Gnome”

Sunday Drive – Flash Fiction

This week’s flash fiction over atCarrot Ranch is: February 27, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes the open road. Where will the trip lead? Who is going, and why? Follow the open road wherever it may lead! This week I thought I’d do something different for meContinue reading “Sunday Drive – Flash Fiction”

The Escape Plan – Flash Fiction

The following story was written for a challenge over at Carrot Ranch.  February 20, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a library cat named Rainbow who escapes.     Rainbow, held captive, couldn’t take this anymore; she had to get out of this library. She’d miss the childrenContinue reading “The Escape Plan – Flash Fiction”

The Exam

This short fiction story was written for a challenge over at Tales from the mind of Kristian. Rules are quite easy should you decide to take on this challenge. They are as follows: Find the muse within the photo or line provided and follow where it leads. It can be a story, anecdote, poem. Anything!Continue reading “The Exam”

Found Letters – Flash Fiction

  This was written for this week’s Flash Fiction Challenge over at Carrot Ranch. February 13, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that includes a sugar report. Use its original meaning of a letter from a sweetheart to a soldier, or invent a new use for it. Go whereContinue reading “Found Letters – Flash Fiction”

The Great Flood

Bill lives in a modest house on a large acreage in the beautiful state of Washington with his wife and their two dogs. Anyone who lives in this state and loves it there and is used to the rain. One can go days upon days or even weeks without seeing any sunshine. This is theContinue reading “The Great Flood”

After the Earthquake

  After the dust had settled and the shaking had stopped Pete and Chris ventured outside to see if any damage had been done to the outside of their house. “That was quite the rumble. What would you say it was, a 5 or 6 on the Richter scale?”, Pete asked Chris as they wereContinue reading “After the Earthquake”