Flash Fiction

Windowsill Cowboy – Short Story

Here’s a short story I wrote in about 15 minutes at a drink-and-write event that Willona Sloan held at last year’s Reykjavik Literature Festival. This is what 7 years of writing practice gets you. Enjoy. Windowsill Cowboy Thomas sat on his favorite windowsill in the living room and looked out at the sun set over the […]

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Going Clean

This is a long-ish flash fiction story (1300 words) that started as a misread prompt on Chuck Wendig’s blog. It was supposed to be about a “Man who owes money to some bad people”, but I misread money as “monkey”. So here it is, my story about a man who owes a monkey to some […]

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It Has Started!

Fireside Magazine is out. The lineup of writers appearing in Fireside is available for all to peruse, and I’m on it! *throws confetti* This is a pretty big deal for me, since there are some great names on there (Ken Liu, for one) and I’m just like the kid who got into the grown-up’s party. I […]

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The Memory of Lost Love

This is my entry in the second round of a contest over on Google Plus. The story was to be 350 words, written around the image below. The image is from deviantart, and I guess I got the strangeness of both the story and of the style of writing from there. I hope you like […]

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Friday Flash Fiction

This is one of those stories that I wrote and was starting to gather dust on my hard drive. So, this Friday I’m cheating by putting up a story I wrote *gasp* last year. The Person in the Seat Next to You After putting her hand luggage away, Gwen found her seat, next to an […]

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A Very Short Story

The following very short story was written a while ago for a 250-word-max competition I did not win. It appears here almost exactly like it was when I submitted it to the competition, with just a few minor adjustments. I am improving as a writer, after all. I hope you enjoy it. Shooting Star Adam […]

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