Category Archives: fiction
Sometimes, by accident, we get a little lost along the way.
Adrien Elis René Quertis, who’s always been a bit of a strange duck. But at least his brother’s always understood.
Sometimes, monsters are closer than we’d like to think. (A little behind schedule this week! We’re off to Hawaii tomorrow and this whole week has been a blur of trying to get ready while fighting off sickness.)
Hello friends! Last week I started a new thing on my tumblr, where I will be posting 200 words of a (very) short story a day, Monday-Friday. My goals with this are To experiment with much shorter writing than I … Continue reading
I had a lot of ambitions about writing about foxes this week, because that’s a topic that is near and dear to my heart. When I was a kid, foxes were my favorite animals; I decided this in the way … Continue reading
Or, the sun gets a dog. Building off from last week, and because I am trying to get into the swing of writing shorter (1000 words or less) contained fiction, have something relatively short as a first try.
“Write a story about Nikolas and hounds,” my girlfriend said. In spite of my best intentions, the dog dies at the end.
Fire came on a Sunday morning, sharp and steady. It fell from the sky like rain, and it trailed smoke that lingered like clouds in an otherwise clear sky. Most of it fizzled out quickly in the air, whistling into … Continue reading
One of the first things you learn is how to fall properly, whether it is by lesson or by necessity. There are proper ways to hit the ground so that nothing fragile takes the brunt of your weight. It’s bad … Continue reading
From the writeworld prompt: All you’ll ever be is a poor little rich boy. But why is that? +++ During the hours between midnight and three in the morning, a woman walks the length of the East Wing. All of her … Continue reading