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Monday Writing Prompts-Comfort Zone

This week’s prompt focuses on a character who decides to take a chance and step outside their comfort zone.

Maybe they always take the same route to work and decide to go on the freeway. 64 more words


13 Ways of Looking at Dying, Just Before, and the Moment After

My mother died seven years ago this month, which is also the month I was born. I wrote a short story, which reads like a prose poem, a few years ago about the experience, caring for her during those last months. 156 more words


It's Time to Wake This Back Up

I’ve taken an extended break from this blog because I really had no idea what I was going to do with it. Writing posts became a chore, and I lost motivation quickly. 330 more words



Three Summer Flights
By Tim Love

As usual, Dad collected her after breakfast on Sunday and drove her to Dunstable downs. The hillside was already full of families. 12,480 more words

Flash Fiction


Just an update on the forthcoming books. I have finished preliminary edits on both my new book on plotting and its companion workbook of drills and exercises. 43 more words

All About Flash Fiction

In my opinion, flash fiction is considered a short story. It’s a full tale with fleshed out characters and resolved plot. It’s just super short. 378 more words


How To Give Your Short Stories A Neat Ending

Just like beginning a short story, the ending should have some sort of purpose as well. It doesn’t do well to just say, “The End.” 802 more words