Tag Archives: Flash Fiction

The Way It Is

We can’t sing certain songs that speak of our glorious past or our identity. We are shamed. Tunes hummed softly to walls that sometimes listen but don’t record words barely coherent they brush cheeks against hard surfaces and sigh to … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction International – a review

“As much as I love and admire full-length fiction, these little marvels have had such a salutary effect on me. I highly recommend them for you, too. Take and enjoy. The doses might be small but they are always  bracing!” … Continue reading

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National Flash Fiction Day at The Write – In

The Editors at The Write -In have created an event for today, June 27, National Flash Fiction Day. Write flash stories based on any of their prompts and if the the stories are interesting they get published. It’s all happening … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction International -W.W.Norton

“The authors of several stories set in war-torn lands, among them Lin Dinh’s “Man Carrying Books” (Vietnam) and Shirani Rajapakse’s “Shattered” (Sri Lanka), use the brevity of the form strategically to suggest the vulnerability of their characters to sudden twists … Continue reading

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2014 in review

Thank you to everyone who visited my blog this year. Hope you have a peaceful and wonderful New Year. See you soon in 2015. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: … Continue reading

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Deep Water Literary Journal

I tend to publish more poetry than fiction for whatever reason. This is one of the few instances when I published fiction. Check out my flash story “Night Visitor” in Issue 2, published this month. It’s a dark story, but … Continue reading

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The Linnet’s Wings

“On the Way to Over There” a micro story, is featured in the Autumn 2013 Issue. Flip through to page 32.

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