Too Much

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“It’s all too much.” That’s what I told her. She gave me that look. You know the one. I know you know the one. I sighed because that’s what I do when she gives me that look. “It’s not complicated,” she said. I cocked my head to the side. Had I been a cat, I […]

The Crate

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It’s been a while. Too long. I know. Things I’ve said before. But I mean it. I used to publish here every week, and life kind of forced a pause on that. A lot has changed, but I miss the writing. I intend to start it up again, slowly, like easing into freezing waters. How […]

The Dentist

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It’s been far too long since I posted any fiction. Time to change that, though I’m easing back in with something super-short. Just 98 words. The prompt comes from The Prediction: 100 words maximum, excluding the title, of flash fiction or poetry using all of the three words above (‘floss’, ‘history’ and ‘sketch’) in the […]

Tender Embrace

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This week, another redo. I promise to bring you something fresh next week. But first, I’d like to revisit one of my favorite short stories. It’s simple and quick, with a nice little reveal at the end. I like the punchiness of it. I made only minor edits to the original. Enjoy. tender embrace “You’re […]

Leaving the Fold

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I’m sorry for the fiction hiatus. It’s been a long month, full of ups and downs. Most weeks I’ve just been too drained. I’ve started a few stories, but finished none. And this week, I’m cheating. Sort of. I’m dusting off an old story originally published on my site all the way back in 2012. […]