A Cosmetology Short Story: The Examination

This is a fun little thing: a writing exercise using a certain set of words. I used cosmetology-related words and wrote a short story using those words. At just under 1,000 words, it’s a bit of flash fiction that only takes a few minutes to read.  So, here you go. Enjoy! 🙂 The Examination The music came on suddenly, awakening me from a deep sleep. I heard … Continue reading A Cosmetology Short Story: The Examination

Merge, a very short story ~ Flash Fiction Challenge

The most recent flash fiction challenge from Chuck Wendig of Terribleminds: making a sandwich.  While I’ve written a fair amount of flash fiction (stories under 1000 words), I haven’t ever tried one of Chuck’s prompts. For some reason, I couldn’t resist this one. Maybe I was just hungry. Chuck says: You have up to 1000 words to write a story — not a scene, but … Continue reading Merge, a very short story ~ Flash Fiction Challenge

Things I Love Thursday

Following the tradition of great bloggers and photographers around the globe, I’m instituting one of my favorite bloggy themes: Things I Love Thursday, also sometimes known as Thursday Things. Ten things (or thereabouts) from around the Internets that I love for any reason. It’s random and educational! 🙂 Enjoy and happy almost-Friday. 1. Yoga with Santa Brought to you by the creative minds at Sanga Yoga, … Continue reading Things I Love Thursday