A man seeks revenge for the death of his brother     The world spins and threatens to go away as the crater that was my right hip fills again with pain. I feel myself slipping towards unconsciousness; I steady myself against the dashboard, will the dizziness to pass. I got to focus. I am… Continue reading Valerie


30-Day Flash Challenge, Day 16     Dazed, Gerald exits his cabin by breaking the window in the loft then dropping into the snow. “It must have been Maude’s table that saved me, ugly battleship thing. Oh, and the table is no beauty either,” he cackles to himself. Maude was Gerald’s ex-mother-in-law. The table was… Continue reading Gerald


30-Day Flash Challenge, Day 9     My head is pounding like a drum. I come to and wish to go away in the same breath. Where was I? Sleeping apparently, duh. But the bigger question is ‘where am I?’ I have yet to open my eyes, yet I feel something is off with this… Continue reading Elsie

Where Are They?

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 96     “Where are mom and dad?” my little sister asks again. It breaks my heart that I don’t have a good answer to the question. The truth is simple; I don’t know where our parents are. And that is not right. None of this is right –… Continue reading Where Are They?

Da Wig in Da Woad

Flash Fiction Challenge 100 – Day 74 “Wook out, daddy. Don’t hit momma’s wig,” Allison says to me from her child seat in the backseat of our minivan. I am filled with marvel over my two-year-old’s abilities to see so much better than her father. I saw the black hump in the road and had… Continue reading Da Wig in Da Woad