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A light repast

A Light Repast

This is the next installment in the current story cycle. As we dig in a bit deeper it gets stranger and stranger. You can reacquaint yourself or catch up to where we are now with these links. They are listed in story order. Outside the Dairy Queen Along the Forest …

Vacancies

Vacancies

Vacancies “Are you sure about this place?” Anna skimmed both sides of the business card again. “The logo is a bit, odd…” “It’s just a symbol. Heck, Jimmy said the place has a stellar buffet and the hot tub rooms are to die for.” Gary zipped his suitcase with one …

Dr. Killian's Portable Ray

Dr. Killian’s Portable Ray

Every month Michael Brooks from The Cult of Me, hosts a flash fiction contest. We are given a picture as a prompt and have 500 words in any genre to tell a story. Top stories win some cold hard cash (just the right incentive for starving artists). There is still …

Meat Grinder

Meat Grinder #halloween

(Thinking of what we could enjoy for Halloween and it strikes me that it seems like a good time for a bit of ghost and zombie action. This story is a blast from the past and available in Hate Candy. I hope you find more treats this weekend than you …

Light on the Mantle

Light on the Mantle

Light on the Mantle It had taken ingenuity and the use of a couple stools, but Jessica had climbed up the mantle. She wanted to see what the green light was all about and nothing would stand in her way this time. Nanny had stepped out on an errand and …

Only Aliens Send Flowers

Only Aliens Send Flowers

It was a strange weekend. Or should I just say that it was a holiday weekend and let that explain everything? Anyway, short break from the big story this week. Instead we will be going with an entirely different bit of strangeness. Only Aliens Send Flowers Ashley slammed the phone …

Blind Alley

Blind Alley

Are you ready for this? This is the next installment of the bit of story we have been reading for the past few weeks. I warn you now, there is more to come. But with that said, this one takes us down a darker path. We are about to fall …

Budget Demonology

There are so many unwritten rules of what you should never do when you are drunk. Of course, sometimes a drunk text just shows how much you care, or something… I think we can add some new things to the list after this. Budget Demonology Drip. Drip. Drip. The constant …

Take the Money and Fall

Take the Money and Fall

Hey, guess what, today isn’t Wednesday. Well, it goes like this… I ran into a slight problem this week. As I was writing the story for the usual Wednesday Indies Unlimited flash fiction challenge post, I ran into a snag. The story ran larger than the length requirement for the …

don't touch that dial

Don’t Touch that Dial

This is going to be a bit strange, well maybe that is the normal. Anyway, over the end of last week and the weekend I was a bit lost to the world. Long story short, my wife and I spent some time in Virginia with one of my sisters and …