An Average Day in the Life of Matt Summers – Flash Fiction

Matt Summers lived in an average house on an average street where nothing ever happened. His mother would wake him by opening his curtains, allowing the light to stream in. Only today, his mother snapped them shut shortly after opening them. "Wha's going on?" asked a bleary-eyed Matt. "Oh nothing," said his mother. "I just … Continue reading An Average Day in the Life of Matt Summers – Flash Fiction

Nikki Kan’t Quit – Rocky Row Flash Fiction

The following is a scene featuring a supporting character from the world of An Uncertain Confidence, a Rocky Row Novel. Nikki Kant drummed her fingers on her desk's cheap veneer while she listened to the city liaison ramble on her voicemail. The desk was one of those cheap particle board models you order over the internet … Continue reading Nikki Kan’t Quit – Rocky Row Flash Fiction

The Knock – A Short Story and Flash Fiction Fun

The problem writing non-fiction full-time, particularly when it is geared around a very narrow set of keywords, is that occasionally you feel as if you've run out of ways to explain a topic differently than you had the week before. You start feeling redundant, and possibly a little uninspired. The fact of the matter is, … Continue reading The Knock – A Short Story and Flash Fiction Fun

#ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Eight

I love to use The Writer's Toolbox (affiliate link) and its creative games, even if they always cause me to end on a cliff-hanger. Unfortunately, all games must come to an end. While I may choose to revisit these characters one day and continue their story, the following is a conclusion to this particular series. Once again … Continue reading #ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Eight

#ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Seven

As much as I absolutely love to use The Writer's Toolbox (affiliate links are included in this post for your convenience), I have found it always makes me end on a cliff-hanger. As I am curious as to the story's end (and hope you are too), I have decided to continue the series with a few more … Continue reading #ShortStory Saturday’s Flash Fiction Fun with The Writer’s Toolbox – Part Seven