Kicked aside. Left by the side of the road. Sidelined. Side against. Not as shiny as that thing over there. Out of sight. Off to the side. Something on the side. Side dish. Sidetrack. Brushed aside. A side note. That's my life.
I have a drabble up today at 101Fiction ! What's a drabble? you ask. Well I'll tell ya. It's a veeeeery short piece of fiction of 100 words. Why 101? It had to have a 1-word title. Please do go over and read all the new work posted today at 101Fiction. The theme for this … Continue reading Reservoir
This is a flash piece I wrote for The Future Fire's Tenth anniversary writing contest. Even though the word "contest" is plainly stated, my brain somehow glossed over it and I didn't realize it WAS a contest until I was contacted and told I'd tied for the win. So I've got a couple of lovely … Continue reading Ten Brides
Just a short post to all my writing readers. Finding markets for our work used to be very time-intensive, with limited options apart from spending hours at the library finding contact information for magazines (or buying the ones you wanted to submit to, which you still should). There was of course the Writer’s Digest “Writers’ … Continue reading Brother, Can You Spare $5?
I wrote this awhile back for a flash fiction contest, but it didn’t make it. Thought I’d post it here anyway. It had to be 150 words or less, I clocked in at 137. Mary stood up in the rowboat, rocking it sharply. “You told me you were going to leave her.” Calvin … Continue reading The Rowboat — Flash Fiction