Tag Archives: Short Stories

Dead Stones. (Flash Fiction)

There he was. Sitting like nothing had happened. Like the past few days had meant nothing. How could a man go through so much and react so little? The trees of the cemetery were bristling with an energy that wasn’t … Continue reading

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The 700 Acre Woods (A Short Story)

The lights came on and the camera spun to life. He sat up straight in his chair and readied himself.
“Just take a deep breath and state your name to the camera,” Dr. Spencer said, as she looked through her notes and continued, “start from the day you and your friends got to the woods. Continue reading

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Strung Along ( A Short Story)

She flipped through the pictures quickly; she did not want to look at these criminals and locked in on one particular portrait. The eyes were unforgettable; the thin lips spread in that terrifying expanse across his face. Continue reading

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A Broken Family Tree (A Short Story)

Daniel Cooper sat in his office chair behind his imitation oak desk, gazing at the clock’s hands move the way only a clocks hands can move. Ogilville Indiana sat perched on a Friday evening, waiting for the weekend to unfold. Continue reading

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An Atheist’s Suicide (A Short Story)

My name is Conner Thompson, and I am going to kill myself today. Continue reading

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A Most Effective Program (Flash Fiction)

As Neil went to shake hands, he caught a glimpse of a figure crossing the doorway behind Dr. Sudekus. The shadow seemed to move with purpose and determination. Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

With only her memories to carry her forward, Norah walked into the backward. They wouldn’t find her parents for a few weeks. After all, they were supposed to be on vacation.

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6️⃣ Word Challenge

In six words, tell your story of the above picture.

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Better Without Than Within.

TEN. “Who are you to decide her fate?” “I am her true being. The one she has relied upon ever since the accident.” ELEVEN. “Yes but I can make her fly to soar above this wasted life, ” the first … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Son

“I will turn you.” “I’ll never be like you!” With that, he pulled the trigger. The hole in her head bled for only a moment before closing up. “I told you I can’t die a natural death, Ian, ” she … Continue reading

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

The surface rippled in its glassiness while the moonlight clung tight. She knew what swam beneath but she didn’t know where.

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How To Create Depth In Your Writing.

Are you looking for an easy way to add more depth to your writing? Do you sometimes feel as if your words are a little flat on the page? The article below will walk you through a quick and easy … Continue reading

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6️⃣ Word Story Challenge

In six words, write your story of the above picture.

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

A single cloud rested above the structure that now stood before her. From a single word, the towering shape had formed.

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Wednesday Writing Prompt

As she sat looking over the water, the memory was close at hand. How could so many perish so quick? The depths held a secret, and she was determined to unveil it.

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Wednesday’s Writing Prompt

She looked up at Devin’s reflection and knew they had to get out of the city before the second wave came through. Once to the woodline, they would have a whole new set of problems.

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How To Write A Short Story

Writing a short story can sometimes be more difficult than writing a novel. If your idea is too grand then the story will expand beyond the realm of what a short story can handle. How do you keep your idea … Continue reading

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A Sisters Choice (Flash Fiction)

The curved blade of the knife glided with ease across the woman’s neck as she crumpled to the ground. Continue reading

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We Are Everywhere (Flash Fiction)

“You’ve been detected,” one of the watchers said dryly. Continue reading

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