Synopsis: A night of stargazing leads to a painful walk down memory lane. Most of the time, I try not to think about that night. Even now, 20 years later, it’s still painful. Tonight though, the memories beg to be heard. The moonlight and the stars beckon. I take a worn blanket and a flashlight … Continue reading (Fiction) The Stars Above Us [YeahWrite Super Challenge #8 Round 1 Entry]
I entered the Fiction War Spring Flash Fiction competition, and spent the last weekend in April crafting a 990-word story to meet the prompt "Take Flight." Contest finalists were announced today; unfortunately I'm not one of them. However, this also means I'm free to share this one publicly now. Without further ado, here is my … Continue reading (Fiction) Paris
This was my entry into Round 2 of the YeahWrite Super Challenge #4. For this one, I had to write a story of no more than 1,000 words, using the setting depicted in the photo below for at least one scene. I also had to make at least one of the characters learn a non-violent … Continue reading (Fiction) Lezioni Italiane [YeahWrite Super Challenge Round 2 Entry]
Kate attends a county fair for the first time in 15 years to face her past. When she confides in her new boyfriend, she gets much more than the comfort she so desperately needs.