Some of the Excuses

Through the years I have become well read on the topic of procrastination and have seen the benefits of my studies. This specific area of knowledge pops up in these three flash fictions. No Weeds PulledOn Monday she realizes it is her turn to weed in the community garden. Really this is much effort with …

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Crowd Control

Some fiction pieces are over populated as these three stories illustrate. A writer has to keep the multiple characters in place without sacrificing the story's plot.


Imps of Perversity

These stories are alike; each protagonist has inner thoughts that they wouldn’t necessarily want to reveal.


Titles That Work

Titles may contain some intrigue; they may suggest another level to the story but in flash fiction, with limited word count constraints, titles are also several additional words. As such they need to ‘work.’


Unusual Information Equals Story

Fiction is fiction but an intriguing fact can add authenticity and also increases the reader’s engagement as this group of stories illustrates.