The Pigeon Whisperer

For my son, who says The Pigeon Whisperer should be a comic and not just this flash fiction story. ;) “You saved my life and got my purse back. How can I ever thank you enough?” Soft, fleshy arms envelope Steve’s shoulders. As the lady releases him, he smiles. “Just doing what I can toContinue reading “The Pigeon Whisperer”

The Invasion of Rocket City

Suck it up, buttercup. The words were a mantra. They kept Jude going when her mind and body betrayed her. Weakness was death in the Rocket City. She’d learned that growing up as an orphan in this gang-infested territory, the last human colony on Earth. Ripping out your heart, distancing yourself, was the only wayContinue reading “The Invasion of Rocket City”

Steampunk Circus

*This flash fiction story was originally published on Endless Press’ website in January 2018 as runner-up for their Realm Makers scholarship contest.* Late! It seemed as though I’d never get there, every hallway longer than the last. I only needed to travel down nine floors, cross the lobby, and I would be at Realm Makers.Continue reading “Steampunk Circus”

Caffeinated Microfiction

Microfiction and flash fiction present a unique challenge for crafting a story, squeezing in all the elements of a story in less than 300 or 1000 words, respectively. But it’s also fun and a great way to hone your writing skills. Here’s one of the microfiction stories I wrote. Coffee The young woman inhaled theContinue reading “Caffeinated Microfiction”