Quick Update

28th April, 2010 - Comments Off on Quick Update

Up an hour too early today, so a quick update here. Not much going on, but a few rejection slips in since my massive submission a month ago. Crow Spirit, Twin Circles, Dream Child and Dancing With Death have all come back rejected. I’ll be working on getting those back out this week. Still no […] Read More

Flash Fiction: Little Thief

23rd April, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Fiction: Little Thief

He slipped through the alley, the sack clutched tight to his chest. The city was sleeping, and his theft would go unnoticed until morning. If, that was, he could get back to the guildhall without getting nabbed by the city guard. He pressed against the wall as he approached the street. The lamps shed little […] Read More

Flash Fiction: Flight 1043

16th April, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Fiction: Flight 1043

Dear Mom, It won’t be long now. My assignment is almost over. I’ll be home before you know it. They guys are all talking about how they are going to spend their vacations. Most of them have girlfriends and some have wives they are eager to see. I can hardly wait to see you and […] Read More

Flash Friday: Dragon Girl

9th April, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Dragon Girl

The dragon swooped out of the sky, an inky blob plummeting from the clouds. The horses screamed in terror. Men froze in fear and awe. Black fire erupted through the camp as dragonsbreath seared the ground. Even the quartermaster could not keep the horses from snapping their leads and bolting in all directions. The dragon […] Read More

Flash Friday: Unforgettable

2nd April, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Unforgettable

He stood watching her from the edge of the light. She danced with pure energy around the bonfire. The drumbeats filled the night and the singing echoed on the wind. He loved to watch the harvest festival, when they celebrated the death of all that they had spent the year caring for, in the hope […] Read More

Back on the Wagon

27th March, 2010 - Comments Off on Back on the Wagon

Today I got organized. I set up the next two months of Flash Fridays, sorry I’ve been lax about that the last couple weeks. I noticed that a lot of the upcoming flash are tagged with “dead” or “death,” so just a warning, there are not many happy stories coming. I also prepared and submitted […] Read More

Flash Friday: Xander

12th March, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Xander

The boat rocked and heaved in the restless sea. The clouds above erupted with rain, lightning and thunder. The captain peered through the storm, hoping to see the rocks before they ran aground. Below deck, the men held tight to their bunks and prayed to any god they could think of, including a few they dared not name. Read More

Flash Friday: Princess Elizabeth

5th March, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Princess Elizabeth

The moon rose, casting a silver sheen over the garden. The rain had stopped, but tiny drops still clung to the roses. The pairing stones lining the path glistened and even the dirt smelled fresh. Princess Elizabeth walked the garden with her head back and her arms spread wide. She breathed the fragrance of the plants and gazed up at the moon. Read More

Flash Friday: Kidnapped

26th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Kidnapped

The lights danced upon the ceiling, filling them with wonder. Sam giggled and clapped and Daniel tried to follow a single spark with his finger. Jacob flicked his wand, concentrating, and mumbled under his breath. He had to keep the spells both going at the same time or he would get caught. His brothers liked the lights, though. It kept them from screaming. Read More

Flash Friday: Highway Robbers

19th February, 2010 - Comments Off on Flash Friday: Highway Robbers

He paused outside the firelight, letting his eyes adjust. They were falling asleep now, sprawling on the ground in a stupor. Four men, all armed with swords and crossbows, useless now. The last one fell to snoring and Jakob struck. Read More

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