A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day 6: F

Fisherman “Starboard, lads, double time, she’s crashing down on us!” The sea was a tempest, rocking monstrous waves and unleashing its fury on our courage. “Hold fast,” I called to anyone who could hear above the squall as salt bit into my scarred lips. Safety an afterthought, I gripped the nets to pull in our […]

A to Z Blogging Challenge – Day 5: “E”

I’m participating in the 2016 A to Z Blogging Challenge. My theme: Six-Sentence Stories. Hemingway is credited with introducing six-word stories (“For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.”) and since I can’t steal his idea, I’m taking the easier road with six-sentence stories. That said, it’s a much tougher road than I’d initially thought. Day 5. Comes forth, […]

A to Z Challenge Day 2: Barber

BARBER My barber blames his old job as a mafia hitman for why he names all his instruments. “This one here, I call her Karma,” he says as he caresses his gleaming scissors. “Summer cut,” I say, mostly ignoring him, “so take a little off the top and everything off my neck.” He leans my […]

A to Z Challenge: Agent

Friends challenged me to complete the Blogging A to Z Challenge. Since I never know what’s good for me, I accepted. My topic, because I have to choose one: SIX SENTENCE STORIES. Hemingway is credited with writing a six-word story. (“For Sale. Baby Shoes. Never Worn.”) Many have attempted the art since. Hemingway was way […]