Episode 15 of Read Write Review

In this episode, I read Part Two of my three-part prompt challenge. I offer another prompt, “…a character … answers the door to nothing but an intricate envelope on the ground; an invitation.” I recommend the podcast The Slowdown. Please feel free to join my two groups, Short Story Club and/or Creative Connections online. Find…

The Novelty Has Worn

Last year at this time I had our whole summer planned and on the various Google calendars. Last year at this time the novelty of a pandemic summer was a curiosity and an adventure, a challenge of creativity. Last year at this time I was sick of being inside, but I wasn’t burnt by it…

Ribs

Flash fiction is, to me, a heart beating in your hands. I’m not talking about holding your hand over your chest and feeling its rhythm. I’m talking about the experience you’ll never have. Cupping your hands, cradling a beating heart. When I think of micro fiction, short short fiction or flash fiction, I think you’re…