A Brick in the Hand is Worth Two in the Trunk

Author’s Note: I humbly submit July’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge, featuring a car dealership as this month’s setting, the object is a brick, and the genre is an epistolary fiction – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! Richard RandallExecutive Sales SpecialistVroom-Vroom CarsSanta-Clara, California May 17, 1977 Dear Ms. Westbrook, Thank … More A Brick in the Hand is Worth Two in the Trunk

Viking Siege

Author’s Note: I humbly submit June’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge, featuring Parliament Hill as this month’s setting, the object is a pill bottle, and the genre is historical fiction – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! Note: The city of Ottawa was founded as Bytown in the 1820s. Parliament Hill … More Viking Siege

The Cursed Bow

Author’s Note: I humbly submit May’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge,‘ featuring an fandom expo as this month’s setting, the object is a silken garment, and the genre is action-adventure – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! Jack’s sixteen. For his birthday, Ma bought him a much wanted ticket for the … More The Cursed Bow

Clockwork Spiders

Author’s Note: I humbly submit February’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge,‘ featuring an apothecary as this month’s setting, the object is a spider, and the genre is steam punk – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! Albert Pennywise dressed in top hat, monocle, and tailed blazer, unlocked the door to his … More Clockwork Spiders

A Fox in the Field

Author’s Note: I humbly submit February’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge,‘ featuring a field as this month’s setting, the object is a beard trimmer, and the genre is a mystery – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! A nightmare jolted Daryl awake in mid-snore at 3:15 a.m. Monday morning. He stretched … More A Fox in the Field

A Grave Encounter

Author’s Note: I humbly submit February’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge,‘ featuring a mausoleum as this month’s setting, the object is a pair of goggles, and the genre is goth romance – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! BTW: I have no clue what is goth romance! : ) Lifelong friends … More A Grave Encounter

The Dromedarian

Author’s Note: I humbly submit January’s edition of  Cait Gordon’s 2020 Flash Fiction Challenge,‘ featuring a castle as this month’s setting, the object is a coffee/tea press, and the genre is science fiction – all in 1000 words. Thanks for reading and enjoy! George opened his bedroom curtains to a sunny day. A lifelong bachelor, the middle-aged … More The Dromedarian

100 Days of Dissatisfaction – 2018 Edition

Day 100 of 100 Days Dissatisfaction- 2018 Edition Done for another year dudes and dudettes, and what a day to end my dissatisfaction posts! Our government finally delivered on an “important” electoral promise, and looking forward to increased revenue due to higher Doritos sales, peace and love to flow through our land, and a new … More 100 Days of Dissatisfaction – 2018 Edition

Export, “Eh?” – A Canadian Ghost Story

Author’s Note: I have a weird love/hate relationship with the horror and paranormal genres.  I cannot articulate exactly why something I find repulsive one moment can be of high interest the next. For example, one of my favorite shows is “Dexter,” but I have an aversion to vampires – yet I didn’t mind American Horror Story’s … More Export, “Eh?” – A Canadian Ghost Story