Category Archives: Flash Fiction

3-2-1 Boom!

When he dressed in the steel gray morning, Max thought he would be sitting at his desk working on his climate change models.  A black Beatles t-shirt with his oldest, thinest jeans was perfect.  The sound of tires splashing through puddles on Dupont Circle prompted him to kick the sandals from his feet in favor…

Above Her Raisin’

This is another piece of flash fiction for The Red Writing Hood. The assignment is to write a piece – 600 word limit – about finding a forgotten item of clothing in the back of a drawer or closet. It looks winsome from the sky. The white board fences hem in fields, which fold and…

Fiction: Yo Mama

This is from a writing website called The Red Dress Club, which links up writers’ blogs, and provides a weekly writing prompt.  This week’s prompt was to write a piece in which a character was told a joke and the character cried.  The post had to be max. 600 characters. I clutch her photo in…

Fiction: Wine Glass

This is a piece of super short fiction from the Red Writing Hood over at the Red Dress Club. The assignment is to write a piece that begins with the line, “I could never have imagined” and ends with the line, “Then the whole world shifted.” There is an painful 600 word limit. 600 measly…