Flash Fiction: Tourmaline

This week's challenge was to pick one of ten one-word titles and write a short story. Here is what my weird little brain came up with. Hope you like it. “Are you sure it’s the black tourmaline I should be getting? I’m sure my friend, Gail—she’s a certified Wiccan you know—told me that hematite was for protection.” The woman standing in front of me, long, stringy grey hair hanging over a long, drapey, bell-sleeved rainbow dress, holds a … [Read the Rest...]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Angels!!

This week's challenge was to write a story about the devine: gods, goddesses, etc. I've had a pretty stressful week, and writing just wasn't a thing that happened. BUT! I decided to throw in a last-minute entry. This is the prologue for my WIP. It's only just over 1000 … [Read More...]

Beware the Hydrobeast: Part 2

It's probably worth your while to read part 1 first. This week, we were to write about a monster. Not something that already exists, like a vampire or werewolf, but one that we have created. Since I already did this with last week's story, I decided to continue it. It is a … [Read More...]

Beware the Hydrobeast: Part 1

  I wrote this piece for a weekly Flash Fiction prompt in which you were to write a story based on one of two themes:  1. Doing a good thing sometimes means being evil. 2. The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. I started writing about the first … [Read More...]