(Fiction) Mother’s Things

This was my entry into round 3 of the NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge in April 2016. While it didn't win me any prizes, it was still fun to write. My prompts were as follows: Genre: Open Character: A hoarder Subject: Eavesdropping Mother's Things Synopsis: Pushed to the breaking point caring for her mother, Anna does … Continue reading (Fiction) Mother’s Things

(Fiction) Perchance to Dream

For this one, I was assigned the genre of "Romantic Comedy", I had to include "Open Marriage" as a subject that featured somehow prominently, and I had to include "A Sculptor" as a character. I had 72 hours to brainstorm, write, edit, re-write, re-edit, and submit my masterpiece but was limited to no more than 2,000 words. I came in at 1,999 words (whew!) when all was said and done.

2015 Flash Fiction Challenge (Heat 2): I am So Not a Comedienne

Back in early August, I posted my story submission for the first heat of the 2015 NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge. This past weekend had me furiously writing another story for the second heat of the challenge.  My prompts this time were as follows: Genre: Comedy Location: A School Detention Object to include: A pretzel … Continue reading 2015 Flash Fiction Challenge (Heat 2): I am So Not a Comedienne