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Blood and Frosting

I’m back on schedule this week with another 500 Club post. I keep telling myself I’m going to use prompts from a different source one of these weeks, but the folks over at The Parking Lot Confessional are going to...

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The Ones That Got Away

I hope everything is okay over at The Parking Lot Confessional. This is the second time recently that Thursday has come and gone with no flash fiction prompts. So, I’ve turned to another source for this week’s frivolity: Flash Fiction Friday....

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Righteous Kill

I’ll be the first to admit it: I may be trying to fit too much story into the following piece of flash fiction. I like leading a reader along, playing my cards close to the chest until the end so that...

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Substitutions

It’s flash fiction time again, but I’m making a departure from the norm. This week I’m not using a prompt. Several of the sites I cruise for prompts weren’t updated when I sat down this morning, and the prompts over...

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Brother’s Keeper

NaNoWriMo is in full swing and I’m happy to announce that I’ve written 36,456 words so far. At my current pace, I’ll easily finish on time, but my book is almost certainly going to exceed the 50,000 word minimum goal by...

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All the Way Down

This week, I’m taking a break from The Dark Calling, my current, near-novel-length series, for two reasons: 1. I’m on my way out of town, even as this is being published. Nimue and I are headed to Fredericksburg, TX for their...

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Back in Black

Per Nimue’s request, a Black Friday story. This is actually my second Black Friday story. The first was published three years ago. It needs some editing, but is otherwise kind of fun. I’d like to think this story is really...

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Weather Girl, Part One

This story is really just an exploratory mission. I’m working through an idea for a character, and this is an experiment. The concept is odd, so I’m seeing what it will be like to flesh it out. As a result,...

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Weather Girl, Part Two

I’m doing something risky this week. I’m openly mocking last week’s story…to drive the point home. I’ve never toyed with this particular trick before. Turning one of my characters on the narrator. On myself, I guess. But it felt like...

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