Flash Fiction–“Don’t Wrest With the Best”

This may be the most fun I've ever had writing. Last year I entered a four-round flash fiction contest and this story got me first place in my group of round one. Sadly, I came short in round three, so I did not win the contest overall, but I'm still darn proud of this story … Continue reading Flash Fiction–“Don’t Wrest With the Best”

“Away” –for the Penprints Flash Fiction Dash

It's simple: they send you a picture, you write a story about that picture in 1000 words or less. I love a good challenge, so I accepted. It's what they call the Penprints Flash Fiction Dash. Lucky you, my story came out to less than 500 words. Here's the picture they sent me and here's … Continue reading “Away” –for the Penprints Flash Fiction Dash

Why $3.18 Makes Me Want to Squee Like A Little Girl

Squee (skwee) (verb): to scream in a high-pitched voice with great delight.¬†Jenny squeed when she saw Johnny's washboard abs.¬† Now you know. So why would I want to make the same noise over a measly three dollars and eighteen cents? No, it's not because I'm THAT close to South Park's "tree-fiddy" joke (though it helps). … Continue reading Why $3.18 Makes Me Want to Squee Like A Little Girl