Short Story of the Week for July 30, 2017

Flash fiction is a unique flavor of short story writing. It’s harder, for sure, but when done well, it’s also richer and sharper, and it can stay with you as long as a full-length book.

I tasked myself with choosing my favorite short story or flash fiction story for the previous week. Here’s my latest pick.

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“It’s In The Box” [Story Review]

In an effort to clean up my website and keep posts going even when I’m not available, I’ll be scheduling up some posts from a long time ago that are still relevant today.

Today’s review is for a story published by The Other Publishing Company in 2013 that I originally reviewed in May 2014. It’s called It’s In The Box, and it’s the story of a very special girl with a… unique collection.
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Short Story of the Week for July 2, 2017

Recently I started taking part in several writing prompt challenges to help my own writing out. You may have read one of my 13 Week Streak stories, or something I dreamed up from a prompt at Be Kind Rewrite.

An unexpected benefit of taking part in these challenges has been the number of great stories I’ve read by other writers doing the same thing. Continue reading “Short Story of the Week for July 2, 2017”

Another excerpt from Eager Observer… [Free Short Fiction]

While working on Eager Observer, the third book in my LGBT suspense trilogy (Deviant Behaviors), I accidentally included a writing prompt, so I figured I could excerpt it here for your reading pleasure.

Please keep in mind this piece is unedited, so there might be a typo or a crudely-formed sentence here and there. Continue reading “Another excerpt from Eager Observer… [Free Short Fiction]”