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Yeah Write #132: Sisyphus’s Bane ( #amwriting #microstory )

The five-bedroom house loomed amid a thick carpet of fall leaves. Beautiful to the new owners. Gracie wouldn’t burst their bubble. “Mom–” “Sisyphus should’ve dropped the boulder.” The spare key … Continue reading

November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #131: Not More Than It Is (#amwriting #flashfiction )

The group milled along the shore as the tide rolled in and a brisk wind blew sand across the sea grass. Gracie had taken her time catching up to enjoy … Continue reading

November 6, 2019 · 5 Comments

Yeah Write #130: Just Trying to Help (#amwriting #flashfiction )

Yeah, Bev has a mean sucker punch. I’ve got a hard head though. You don’t get to be boss at women’s hammer throw by being a dainty bitch. I smiled … Continue reading

October 30, 2019 · 4 Comments

Yeah Write #129: Magpie (#amwriting #flashfiction )

“Come on, Cecily.” A balding man patted a lawn chair. “Not ideal, but we’ll adapt.” A woman leaned against a rusted, blue hatchback after pulling her cardigan tighter. “Whatever you … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · 3 Comments

Yeah Write #128: Wrong Way Round (#amwriting #flashfiction )

“She get ditched you think?” “Boozed up likely.” “Nah, she was walking alright till that pot hole.” “Could be some lout slipped her a mickey. ” The voices made Mag’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2019 · 5 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #127: A Mutual Pleasure (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #126: Nothing to See Here (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #125: The Lufters of Hoth XLII (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #124: Across the Lake (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #123: Lo Satiation (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Yeah Write #122: Vis-à-vis With a Time Traveler ( #amwriting #microstory )

Ethan shifted; a sofa spring twanged. “Say again!?” Alice sipped coffee. “Marbles in deep grooves stay stuck–” “–without a catastrophic catalyst.” “Right,” she said. “No groove…easy to make them fall.” … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · 9 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #121: Upper Class (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #120: The Unbinding (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Protected: Yeah Write #119: Shatterglass (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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Yeah Write #118: Granny Knots ( #amwriting #microstory )

Her fingers are dressed in weathered rings. A lifetime of lacework mottles her skin. Wrinkled, rough knuckles slide beneath tatting threads; fingers shift the shuttle, pulling assured knots. My flower … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · 5 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #117: House of Bones (#amwriting #flashfiction )

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