Something a little different this week for the Terrible Minds Flash Fiction challenge. The challenge Must Contain Three Things gave me public drunkenness, poison, and a box of photographs. So rather than try to weave that into something genre laden, I decided to go with a realistic story of murder and betrayal […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Murder by Numbers (1, 2…)

Over on the incorrigible Chuck Wendig’s blog, Terrible Minds, he posts a regular feature, the Flash Fiction Challenge. It’s a great way to ditch the anchors of continuity and plot, get out on the highway, and just open the engine wide. And, being Wendig, the prompts themselves are usually a […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Born Again

The End is Nigh offers up end of the world nightmare scenarios by some of my favorite authors: Hugh Howey, Seanan McGuire, and Paolo Bacigalupi (among many others). I’m usually not one to go in for anthologies. They can can be questionably curated, with only a few stories worth the price […]

What I’m Reading Now: The End is Nigh