Category Archives: Flash Fiction

Book Review: YA Paranormal Coming of Age Novel – “When Stars Die” by Amber Skye Forbes

5 Stars Suspense and Mystery that builds and builds Whatever formula Forbes decided to use when crafting this marvelously written and imaginative story, it is a gift any author would envy.  The story line is a clean and straight forward … Continue reading

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FlashFiveFriday – #12 Turmoil

Cambridge Massachusetts – Present Day “What do you think would happen if the internet backbone was suddenly disabled?”  It was a theoretical question projected on a slide near the end of a TED Talk at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. … Continue reading

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#FlashFiveFriday: #10 – Dog

#FlashFiveFriday: #10 – Dog. “Do you think we’re bad dog parents?” she asked. “No, I don’t think so, If he was a big tall shaggy dog, we’d be able to keep him off the furniture and still be able to … Continue reading

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#FLASHFIVEFRIDAY: #9 – Date

19 Feb 1980   Berkeley, California  Mitch had a dilemma.  “Do I call her or do I just accept that some women just think it is OK to stand up a guy on a first date?” he said out loud … Continue reading

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#FlashFiveFriday: #8 – Backbone

I read the prompt last weekend knowing how badly I wanted to adhere to the spirit of an honest five minute sprint.  I wanted time to think about it because the week before I wasn’t able to do it, even … Continue reading

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#FlashFiveFriday: #7 – Weather

#FlashFiveFriday: #7 – Weather. Whenever I think of weather, I think of the days and nights I paid close attention to it during my tenure as a USAF pilot.  The short piece below is a result of reflecting on those … Continue reading

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#FlashFiveFriday: #6 – Giving

#FlashFiveFriday: #6 – Giving. Michael and Heather Stone’s routine for paying their household bills usually meant the second Thursday evening around the dining room table with a pizza, a couple of cans of beer, and Heather’s laptop.  Neither of them … Continue reading

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