Flash Fiction Challenge: Something Scary

This week's challenge was to pick something that scared me and write a story about it. I had a hard time with this one, because I couldn't really come up with a good story idea with any of them. But then I thought of something that I think most of us are scared of at some time or other: being accepted for who we are. “Ugh, Jer. This is so dumb. Rabbits aren’t scary. These just look ridiculous” Alyssa scoffed, while she continued to apply … [Read the Rest...]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Apocalypse Now!

Hooray Flash Fictions are back! This week's challenge was to write a "rare, strange, unparalleled" apocalypse. Hopefully you'll find this one fits the bill. “What do we have this time?” I stepped out of the car, and Matt handed me a large coffee. He knows me … [Read More...]

NaNoWriMo, or in my case, NaNoStaMo

Big news: I have started writing my first novel. I’m fairly certain it’s going to suck. I sincerely doubt I’ll even let anyone read it, let alone publish it. But I’m doing it anyway. I got a story idea way back last spring, when I first started writing fiction again, and I … [Read More...]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Scary Story Part 3

First the awesome news: not 1, not 2, but 3 people took my Scary Story Part 1 and continued it to part 2!! It's funny because I had a bit of an idea where the story seemed to head, but all 3 interpretations went in a completely different direction. It'll be cool to see if … [Read More...]