Who knows what a windy day will inspire? Well, now we do.
In this one, no prince is necessary.
Halloween flash fiction? Bank on it!
This lady redefines creepy.
Final tale for Halloween. Reading time: 1 minute. Hope you enjoyed the series. THE HUNT 5 days till Halloween: Carving out my spot behind the hedge. Ready for ambush if I spot him. 4 days till: Cloud cover darkens the night. My eyes adjust. Scores of nighttime visitors –toads, rodents, a coyote. No sign of […]
Today’s entry is a special inside joke to my mom. Anyone is welcome to read, but only Mom will truly understand. Also, please note that my mother is neither a witch nor named Melinda Widebottom – those were only story elements. Final spooktacular flash fiction will appear here on Halloween morning. See you then… WITCH […]
SECRETS My boyfriend leered at me. “Sit,” he said. Ooooh! I obeyed. I sat. And tingled with anticipation. My new man has a fetish! Does he have a leash and collar? “Last night was our anniversary,” he barked. I blink. “Anniv –” “No talking! One month anniversary! And you canceled our date.” Uh-oh. He knows. “Baby, […]
WITH MUSTARD, PLEASE He asked me to come and I did. Full disclosure, I came like a contractor who’s called for a bid. That is, I made him ask me three times. But I came. On occasion, I’ll even sit if asked politely. Usually when food is involved. Heck, I’ll roll over for food, to […]
ZOMBIE (Editor’s note: Okay, inspired by the zombie costume, but this really isn’t about a zombie.) I’d been dead a month when I met Corinne, my intake interviewer. She had ligature marks too, so natural curiosity. Hers were from someone’s hands, so I lied about my rope of guilt. “They never fade away,” she warned. […]
CLOWN Tears of a clown. Nothing more satisfying. Just like you, I’ve seen my share of scary clowns this year. See ’em in my sleep. Got my eyes on Orange Hair over there. Clashes with his big-ass red nose, and he doesn’t even realize it. Nose like that, he could snort like me. And those […]