The Year That Wasn’t… The Year That Was

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


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

Can’t Fight This Feeling

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

The Arrival

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

Unexpected Encounter

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