Clyde Penny's First Day
Clyde Penny's First Day

Clyde Penny's First Day

“At least he dies quietly.” “Dies?” “In a sense. At some point, he will just start over in receiving.” “Oh.” “Does that trouble you?” “Well, no. It just seems…” The small man raised an eyebrow. “Excessive?” “Not exactly the word I was looking for, but sure. I mean, what did the guy do?” “Who cares?” “Who cares?” “Yes, who cares? …

Cartographer’s Earth

After my last bit of flash fiction, I found it a fun way to keep my writing muscles pumped. Here’s my response to Chuck Wendig’s latest Flash Fiction Challenge. The title/topic was chosen by a random number generator, picking two words from two lists. Cartographer’s Earth She tries to push me around with her invisible finger, but I usually hold fast. …

Typo Flash Fiction – Hope over here.

(Thanks to Jex for this idea.) Like a lot of you, I keep something nearby to record any interesting thought worthy of remembering. I don’t trust my brain. It’s betrayed me too many times. I could carry a pen and paper with me, but with the advent of the smartphone and apps like Evernote, why bother? One less thing for me …

Flash Fiction Contest #1 Results

The results are in! Congratulations to both Oliver and James! Oliver, you should have a gift card in your inbox. James, I don’t have your email unfortunately, so please shoot one over to me-> beatbox32 (at) yahoo -> and I’ll get your prize sent over ASAP. I really want to thank everyone who participated. I read all of the stories …

Flash Fiction Contest #1 – Submissions & Poll

The deadline has passed and here are the submissions! Thanks for taking the time to read what these folks have come up with and an even bigger Thanks for the writers who took time to participate. I hope you guys had fun as I know I enjoyed reading them all. Now remember, you only get 1 vote, so use it …

your friendly reminder…

The response to Flash Fiction Contest #1 has been excellent! You guys have submitted some fun pieces and I can’t wait to start the voting. With that being said, tomorrow is the final day for submission! At some point on Saturday, I will post an entry so readers can vote. The polls will be closed on April 28th and then we will have …

Flash Fiction Contest #1

If you’re tired of hearing me rant and complain about writing, you’re in luck! I decided to try something different and encourage reader participation. I would like you folks to submit a short story, 1000 words max, based on the following random YouTube video prompt: Due Date: Friday, April 20th at 11:59PM PDT Method of entry: Post a link to …

Inked

Based on Chuck Wendig’s 12/1/2011 Flash Fiction Friday. King Snurl wasn’t what anyone would classify as a genius. He was no idiot, but what he lacked in book smarts was more than made up for in charisma and a passion for his beliefs. With regard to how others should be treated, he absolutely knew what was right and what was …