Writers and Dragons

The road to Writers of the Future (WotF) for me this year was . . . an actual road. Or was it? This was my third year getting to attend the Writers of the Future Awards ceremony. The first two years I’ve learned they are constantly growing and expanding the …

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Steps

April is National Poetry Month! I love poetry and want to celebrate the month so I'll be posting a poem on my blog at least once a week this month and perhaps beyond. Take a moment to read this week's entry, “Steps.” When moving is all that is left.

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Childlike Simplicity

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. He regarded Ian standing stiffly, uncertainly across from him. Fine, a different approach was needed, one with childlike simplicity. “We can recover,” he said, “In …

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Mirror and Lies

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Twisting through rocks, I felt afraid of what we might find. Not the mirror. I’d hide it, but it’s reflections were . . . unpredictable. …

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Bad Day

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Arm tucked behind his back, her chamberlain escorted Celia’s guest in. Sludge dripped, no, sloughed off Kimball with each step. His equipment was ruined. The …

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Pretenders

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. She leaned forward in her thrown as Ceithin was dragged before her. Obviously, she had overestimated him. There hadn’t even been time to give word …

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Wrastrel

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. “Excuse me?” She sputtered stepping to move past. Slouching uninterestedly, the man somehow blocked her again. “You don’t want to live in a society like …

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Rotting Away

Welcome to Wednesday’s flash fiction wherein I write as part of a group based on the same short prompt and post them. Here’s my contribution. Audris balanced with her hand against the rough floor. The mill’s clacking was anvils in her head. Pain she ignored to studying her abductor. His …

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