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#ThursThreads – Waiting

I think my favorite thing about flash fiction is how it gives me the chance to develop characters or catch glimpses of what they're like outside of their larger pieces. Lately, I've been working on developing Elle - Saxon's partner in crime in Withered Legacy. It's been a great way to prep for NaNoWriMo. Hope … Continue reading #ThursThreads – Waiting

#TuesFlashFicTrain Week 3 – All A-Vote!

It's that time of the week again! The contest is growing! This week, we have three wonderful pieces to choose from in advancing the story. They all pull at our heartstrings and I'm sure you'll enjoy reading them. Check out part one and two, and choose which of the pieces below best continues them. Enjoy! Chad … Continue reading #TuesFlashFicTrain Week 3 – All A-Vote!

#TuesFlashFicTrain – All A-Vote!

(All A-Vote...I crack myself up...) Hooray! This week, we had two participants, which means we need to vote! Both participants dove deeper into the protagonist's feelings about their family, evoking some strong emotions. You'll definitely enjoy reading them both! Check out part one here, before diving into the potential part twos: Stephanie Ayers @theauthorSAM I … Continue reading #TuesFlashFicTrain – All A-Vote!

WOW 555 – Mundane Tasks

Happy Friday! Hope everyone's week was as productive and busy as mine! The days fly by with weeks like these, and it's always nice when the weekend is upon us in what seems like the blink of an eye. This week was particularly good because #TuesFlashFicTrain had its first participant/winner, Stephanie Ayers! This hopefully means … Continue reading WOW 555 – Mundane Tasks

#TuesFlashFicTrain Winner!

Prompt Winner: Stephanie Ayers Great news - this week #TuesFlashFicTrain had its first participant: Stephanie Ayers! She wrote a beautiful piece in response to the homecoming nostalgia prompt. Check it out! The stale air of vacancy met my nostrils. A layer of dust settled over the tidy couch. Photographs appeared faded in their frames. I picked … Continue reading #TuesFlashFicTrain Winner!

Hop on #TuesFlashFicTrain – Week 1.4

(Persistence - n. firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition. - according to Google.) Hello! It's a new week, and that means another round of flash fiction contests! I also just noticed that NaNoWriMo is just around the corner, and that thought is slightly terrifying. Last November I barely … Continue reading Hop on #TuesFlashFicTrain – Week 1.4

#WOW555 – Closets

~~~ Before I get into my usual Friday post, I wanted to take a moment for 9/11. Today is the painful reminder and 14th anniversary of an awful tragedy in recent history. I'm lucky no one I knew was there that day, and I can't imagine the type of pain and grief that comes with this … Continue reading #WOW555 – Closets

WOW 555 – Spicing things up!

Happy Friday! Now that I've been at work a full week, it feels like I never went on vacation in the first place! But that's okay - the relaxation was fun while it lasted. Also, three-day weekend incoming! Woo! This week was a very good one for me - not necessarily writing-wise, but discipline-wise. I … Continue reading WOW 555 – Spicing things up!