I had high hopes for this year. After publishing my first novel, a novella, and contributing to three anthologies in 2016, this year could only get better. Right? Wrong! I thought I would finish the first draft of my novel, Unknown Reasons, by March at the latest. Then came April, May, June. The clock kept … Continue reading The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was
This is the continuation of a short fiction series. To read the other parts, click on the links. Here The Passenger Can't Fight This Feeling Drawn “Why did you leave, Cassie?” His words echoed in my head. I left because of you. Because of her. There was nothing left for me there. Nothing but pain … Continue reading Just Friends
I haven't done any short fiction lately but this is a continuation of a series of short pieces inspired by the WordPress daily prompts. The other intallments are: Here The Passenger Can't Fight This Feeling And now for today's story. Sure, my feelings for him were dormant. Were being the keyword. Now, as he came … Continue reading Drawn
This is a continuation of some short fiction pieces. To read the first part click here. The second installment is available by clicking here. He was still asleep when I walked outside this morning. I couldn’t help but be a little disappointed. Last night he said we needed to talk, but once we were inside … Continue reading Can’t Fight This Feeling
I haven't posted any short or flash fiction stories since I gave up First Friday Fiction over a year ago. However, a friend recently encouraged me to try the daily WordPress prompts. Not only does this post deviate from my usual genre of suspense, it's also written in first person rather than third person. I … Continue reading Here
Allison settled into her new life in Mill Creek in spite of some initial resistance from several of Doc Witherspoon’s older clients. He was the town’s only veterinarian for many years and some had a hard time accepting his retirement. She realized it was hard for some people to accept change.
Allison Schultz brushed a strand of light brown hair away from her forehead and sighed. When her friend Molly agreed to come for the long weekend to help her settle in her new home, she readily accepted. However, she didn't know Molly was going to use the time to point out all the reasons why … Continue reading The Arrival
Lauren sighed when she saw the exit sign for her hometown, Cade's Crossing. She and Hannah had a wonderful vacation, and she hated to see it end. In only one more week, school would begin. Teachers had to report on Monday. She loved her job, but there were times when the day-to-day routine grew old. … Continue reading The End Of Summer (Summer Adventure, Part 5)
This is part five of David's story, a short fiction series I began in June. To read the other parts, visit my First Friday Fiction page and click on the links. “Okay, I’ve been here a week and you still haven’t told me your idea.” David and Sarah were in his red sports car, driving … Continue reading Unexpected Encounter
When David arrived back at the office on Monday morning, the first thing he saw was an email from his boss that read, “See me first thing Monday.” Short and simple, but David knew the words held the key to his future with the company.