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Before the Bang

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 87     “No, that’s not it at all. Here, let me try again,” he says. I’m not trying to be dense, but science has never been my strong suit. “The universe exists in a space-time continuum. Do you understand?” That sounded like some Neil deGrasse Tyson stuff. WhileContinue reading “Before the Bang”

The Proxy

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 86     “Macular degeneration,” his ophthalmologist had said with all the gravity of a ‘No, I don’t have change for a twenty.’ The bottom line? He was going blind. Soon, the sensory organs he had relied upon for over six decades would cease delivering their input to hisContinue reading “The Proxy”

The Interview

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 85     His pace is perfect, the pressure optimally calibrated to match the flutter of her fingers, her breathing pattern, the flush of her skin. The job is his; he’s already won the interview. He’s never been more certain of anything. He could transition to a low-pressure Swedish,Continue reading “The Interview”

On Writing – Part 4

In Praise of Prompts IN PRAISE OF WRITING PROMPTS Earlier today I was talking to another writer about prompts. Early in my 100-day flash fiction challenge, I learned that they really helped with the task of creating new content daily. I swear by prompts now. Here are some of my favorite writing prompt sites. PleaseContinue reading “On Writing – Part 4”

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About Me

Hi, I’m Shawn. Previously a programmer, I’m now a massage therapist and now, since the pandemic hit, a writer! I hope you enjoy my stories! I love feedback!

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