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OLWG #24 - George - #amwriting

It’s prompt 24 for the New, Unofficial On-Line Writer’s Guild, and I played it safe this week with a 100-word cheery (?) tale. Somehow this week’s prompts felt as if they should stay together. 148 more words

Flash Fiction

On $20K for a 100 Words, the Dangers of NaNoWriMo, & Nelson Algren Literary Awards

The César Egido Serrano Foundation’s V International Flash Fiction Competition’s open for submissions until “24h (Spanish peninsular time) of the International Day of the Word as a Bond of Humankind (motto of the Foundation), on November 23rd.” Can you write… 107 more words


Buttons Buttons Everywhere

The buttons were falling.

Everywhere Celeste looked, buttons were falling. In the stores, they were popping off clothing. Outside, they were falling from the sky. Waterfalls had turned to buttons, and flowed over edges into great button pits that moved along like rivers, but the rivers were buttons. 89 more words

Short Story


I’m really excited that the “One” print anthology has arrived from across the pond. This project was the brainchild of Steve Campbell, who is the editor of the magazine behind this anthology, Ellipsis Zine. 133 more words

A-to-Z Emotions in 6 words – Pleased

This is a series of 6 word stories relating to emotions.

P is for … Pleased

“Can’t stop grinning, greatest feeling ever.”


Three Line Tales : No more trouble

photo by Scott Umstattd via Unsplash

‘And do you often let yourself into the flat without your tennant’s permission, Mr Scott?’

The landlord shuffled grubby slippers on the threadbare carpet. 69 more words

Living in a World of Stone and other 100 word vignettes

Thy Thirst shall never be Slaked

So that the human world might not decay

A beautiful and strong god-man

In his natural prime

Was taken to a mountain top… 563 more words