[FridayFlash] Time is Money

It's the last Friday of the year, which is hard to believe. Thanks to the #fridayflash community for helping me keep up the writing, at least sporadically, during my Evolutionary Year. TIME IS MONEY Henry couldn’t see what all the fuss was about time, but he was bound and determined to find some.  Being only five … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Time is Money

[short fiction] Notice

Updates, end of year reviews and top 10 lists soon. Until then, here's a little holiday drabble. Hope you enjoy. NOTICE Winter wonderlands. White Christmases. Sleigh rides, hot chocolate. Snow ball fights and snow angels. Cozying up by the fire. That’s me, you know. Not the fat man in red. Not his eight or nine … Continue reading [short fiction] Notice

[FridayFlash] The Easter Hare

I've been on FridayFlash hiatus for a few weeks due to a variety of excuses, but I'm back for at least this week with a quick Easter story.  Hope you enjoy! THE EASTER HARE The children woke early and woke their parents, too.  Part of having children is rising much earlier than necessary on at … Continue reading [FridayFlash] The Easter Hare

[FridayFlash] The Cobbler’s Reward

This story started out as a short scene for a one-page screenplay contest last  year.  It's been sitting on my computer for more than a year, seen by only a handful of people, and I figured it was time to give it a new life.   Please enjoy. THE COBBLER'S REWARD A wizened little man sat … Continue reading [FridayFlash] The Cobbler’s Reward

[FridayFlash] Seeming is Believing

Noticed one of these this week and found myself grinning back. SEEMING IS BELIEVING The child sat on the curb at the corner of two flower-named streets, waiting for her bus.  As the snow came down, coating everything in white to contrast the last vestiges of the black night, she fumed.  Even at the young … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Seeming is Believing

[FridayFlash] The Search for Santa

After a month off from all non-NaNoWriMo-related writing, I'm ready to get back to business.  And that means #fridayflash!  Now that it's December, I present to you a little Christmas story, inspired by an idea my sister gave me this afternoon.  I hope you enjoy. THE SEARCH FOR SANTA Michael stared out the window as … Continue reading [FridayFlash] The Search for Santa

The True Story of the Gingerbread Man

So, I’ve been taking this children’s book class, right? Well, in addition to what I’m working on with Kate, I’m also revising a story I wrote in the 4th grade. We were assigned the task of doing our own version of classic fairytales, in the vein of The True Story of the Three Little Pigs.  … Continue reading The True Story of the Gingerbread Man