[FridayFlash] A Familiar Gift

Figured I'd better start gearing up for NaNoWriMo, so here's a short (and quickly written) dose of Halloween fiction. Please enjoy, & don't forget to visit the rest of the #fridayflash community! A FAMILIAR GIFT When the man arrived at my doorstep, I barely glanced at him. “Can I help you?” I asked.  I wanted … Continue reading [FridayFlash] A Familiar Gift

[FridayFlash] Pumpkins, Cornstalks, and Mums for Sale

It's been a long time since I regularly participated in #FridayFlash, but we've got just three Fridays left 'til NaNoWriMo, so it seems like a good time to jump back in and warm up my fingers for prose. If you're new to #FridayFlash, the goal is to write a story of less than 1,000 words … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Pumpkins, Cornstalks, and Mums for Sale

[FridayFlash] Jack and Jill

There are a number of fascinating Halloween legends out there, and I knew I wanted to write a story about this one.  I found the opportunity when, a couple of weeks ago, my sister, inspired by Tim Burton's sketches from Sweeney Todd, sketched a spooky image of her own.  I loved it immediately, and I … Continue reading [FridayFlash] Jack and Jill