Bad Bedtime Bacon

Waking up thirsty, I stumbled to the kitchen and flicked on the light. My son Benny’s stupid frog sat on the counter wearing a tophat and tails. I…

Judgement Dogs

“Pansy, did you see what that meathead did?” “No, Gracie, what?” “He locked himself outside.” “Again?” “Yup?” “Should we rescue his hairless butt and open the door?” “That…

Mouse Caper

The way I figure it, Tiny, is that if we take that piece of bacon you pinched from the giant’s plate and toss drag it over to the…

Tanked!

Bob cruises with stealth Guppies and mollies beware Ninja-fish, vanish!

Genre Bending

I don’t have a favourite genre. Not to read. Not to write. Well, that’s not entirely true. Because if ‘dark’ was a genre, then I guess that’d be…

Self-publishing in a Nutshell

Okay, you’ve written a beautiful novel and wish to unleash your wordbaby on the world. There’s no doubt about it: traditional publishing is a long game. Agents, editors,…

I Shovel Dirt

I shovel dirt into the hole and my face breaks into a sweat despite the cool night air. My hands ache and I wonder how I’ll cover up…

F7U12, Winter!

winter sucks snow and ice and slush will not end time for spring sun and melt and rain will come soon

Cut and Run

Amy hung sloppily off the arm of Scott. To everyone at the party, it appeared that she couldn’t hold her liquor as well as she’d thought. Billie, of…

Compassion

Eunice set the picture of their Caribbean vacation on the side table as quietly as she could, trying not to wake him. She brought her fingers to her…

Snowflake Method?

I love writing scenes and flash pieces from writing prompts. In fact, I’ve written hundreds of them. Pantsing out 750 words at a time is downright exhilarating and…

Waiting

Janine’s leg bounced and jittered as if it had a mind of its own. If only I could tap this as an energy source, she thought, hoping for…