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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Dropping Bombs: ParaDice Point #5 [Free Short Fiction]

As part of the 13 Week Streak, I have been writing a serial story that follows a P.I. as she searches a small town called ParaDice Point for clues in a case about missing kids, car thieves, and murder.

(I also used a second prompt this time. It came from the greatest penmonkey of them all, Chuck Wendig.)

Here’s the next installment – and a refresher. Feel free to skip down to part 5 if you’ve been following along.

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Romance Among Friends: The Next Installment

I promised my email subscribers that I would be posting excerpts from my newest lesbian romance novel this month, and I try to always keep my word. In the spirit of giddiness about my new release, here’s a big, fat excerpt – the first two chapters – from Sweat (Moving On #2).

cover of Sweat by Adan Ramie

(No time to read the whole thing right now? One of the free gifts you’ll get when you join my lesfic romance constant readers group is a PDF of the first three chapters of Sweat.)

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Celebrating #BrownBoyhood with Melanites Action Pals! [We Are The World Blogfest]

I heard about the We Are The World Blogfest a while back, but I was unsure of how I would actually be a part of it. #WATWB is a blog hop that encourages bloggers to share good news.

The problem? Most of the news I see these days is bad news.

I was hesitant, but I had a free hour, so I figured I would give it a shot. A quick Google search for “good news” later, I had my topic: Melanites Action Pals! Continue reading “Celebrating #BrownBoyhood with Melanites Action Pals! [We Are The World Blogfest]”

ParaDice Point: A Mystery Serial [Free Short Fiction]

As part of the 13 Week Streak, I have been writing a new serial story that follows a private investigator as she searches a small town called ParaDice Point for clues in the disappearance of a couple of teenagers.

Here’s the next installment (and a refresher if you missed one).

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