In which I post two stories, one by me, and one by Brad Skiff, in response to last week's Flash Fiction prompt.
Fiction. Two things: First, I wrote this for Wendig's Flash Fiction challenge, but I failed miserably at the word count, so I decided to wait and publish it in it's ~2200 word form. Second, The title and the opening are allusions to Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado" because it's a revenge story. Beyond that there … Continue reading The Voucher of Benessere
Flash Fiction! The black Jag pulled up to the curb and the Hyundai followed. The sun shone and made a brilliant glare of both vehicles. Charlie Finkeberger got out of her Jag and quickly walked around to help the young couple out of the Hyundai. The man mowing the lawn next door looked at … Continue reading Helen
Fiction.Randall drank of his coffee and folded the newspaper to the next page. Chiefs won, he thought. He missed the game last night on account of the fight. News anchors blabbed on in the background, but he was ignoring it until they said something about construction on the Maple St. bridge. Great, traffic’s gonna be … Continue reading The Hero