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Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge: And Action!

After a too long respite, I present my contribution to the latest Wendigo word nerd challenge — There’s nothing like it when the gods go at it. I don’t know Read On »»

I will be competing in a WRITE CLUB ATLANTA bout – Angst vs. Calm

On Wednesday, August 14 I will be going mano y femo as I defend my theme – calm. WRITE CLUB ATLANTA is like a rap battle for lit nerds. Two Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge: Bad Dads

My dad is a saint not for just working hard to make sure his family wanted for anything, but for tolerating a Alabamian son with no interest in football. Yet, Read On »»

Terribleminds Flash Fiction Challenge: Choose Your Sentence

For this week’s Flash Fiction Challenge, we chose a random sentence. “The spurs glow,” snagged my eye. Not much time to talk, but look up St. Vitus’s Dance when Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge: Game of Aspects, Redux

This Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge made me squeee with glee. The randomly selected setting was a Martian greenhouse, and I’m obsessed with Mars  colonization. The Martian Chronicles by Ray Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge: Inspiration from Inexplicable Photos

This week’s challenge – write a story based on these photos from Russia. The photo I chose reminded me of when I was young, dumb and drunk and living in Read On »»

Flash Fiction Challenge: Three Haikus Tell One Story

I have such reverence for poetry, that I’ve rarely displayed my own works. Poetry is the golden temple of  language and while Poetry Slams keep the form accessible, I won’t Read On »»

TerribleMinds Flash Fiction Challenge – Choose Your Motif

Justice has come to, and a Hellstorm follows at its heels. This week’s challenge was to choose a motif, a subgenre, and a setting. I’ve  always wanted to write Read On »»

Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge: Photos of Impossible Places

This week’s Terrible Minds Flash Challenge was to chose a photo from this site, and then write a story inspired by it. The first one caught my eye. In American Read On »»

Terrible Minds Flash Fiction Challenge: The Wheel Part II

I pulled from the hat Locked Room Mystery, Someone’s been poisoned, A bottle of rare whiskey. The challenge has been accepted. – It starts with a body. It ends with whiskey. Read On »»