Flash Fiction: Bella and Button

It’s a lovely, snowy day here today, or what I like to call a “perfect writing day.” Considering I haven’t done a flash fiction piece in quite a while, and Chuck Wendig provided an especially fun prompt, I decided the day required some word slinging. Our job was simple: search “strange photos” on Google Images…

Flash Fiction: The Stage

This week’s flash fiction prompt over at Carrot Ranch is one that gave me an idea right away, so I wonder how I’m getting my response in with *checks watch* a few hours to spare. Let’s blame the holiday season. Anyway, the prompt was this: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story…

Flash Fiction: Awaited

It’s been too long since I last did a flash fiction challenge, so I decided to jump in with Charli’s over at Carrot Ranch, following this prompt:  In 99 words (no more, no less) use the word mesh in a story. Here goes! Awaited Today has been long awaited. I move slowly down the long hall…

Flash Fiction: Bounty of Hamsters

Bounty of Hamsters   An unholy racket comes from the cage, where Nicole’s hamsters, Josh and John, are staying until she comes home from vacation. I never thought I’d be a hamster sitter. I peek into the cage, looking for my furry roommates. They have a big surprise for me. “Oh my God! You guys…

Flash Fiction: The Real Job

Time for another round of flash fiction, courtesy of Charli over at Carrot Ranch. I was busy this morning chewing on the prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a busy character.  It reminded me of one of the busiest jobs I ever experienced. The Real Job The fryer beeps its…

Flash Fiction: The Chimes

After an unintentional break (thanks to unexpected road trips and catching up on post-vacation tasks), I’m more than ready to jump back into flash fictioning. I can think of no better way to do that than with this week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch: In 99 words (no more, no less) use sound to create a…