He continued running up the stairs. Just a few more steps. This is like waiting to graduate high school, he thought. Still moving, he skipped two steps at a time, but the top looked just as far away as it did 100 steps earlier. Just a few more steps up. This is like when I … Read more
“These are for you,” Eric said. Cathy examined the gift. They were a dozen stems with the flower buds still waiting to develop. Not a very romantic gift in her opinion. She’d prefer full on blooming roses. “Oh…well…thank you,” she said. She had no idea what to say. Maybe that they were the most ridiculous … Read more
“What do you suppose is on the other side?” Cindy asked Kevin. Kevin thought the same thing about Cindy’s heart. He stared at her, and got lost in her large eyes. He waited patiently for her to speak more words; the sound calmed him. The wind blew slightly, causing strands off hair to fall over … Read more
“You sure you want to do that, chief?” “No choice, we’re dead no matter how you cut it. Better at our own hands than theirs. Help me turn the handle.” Dale replied. Nothing like having his brother, Zack, question his abilities. Dale’s hand reached out for the right side of the circular handle. Zack grabbed … Read more
I don’t remember the first drill. Only the sound it made. The blaring horn shot through my ears, and I thought my eardrums would explode. But they didn’t. They just bled a little. Better to have a little blood than be dead. That’s what they always told us. The last drill was significant. It sounded … Read more
When I started regularly updating my blog in January, I wrote topics about eBook readers and writing. Then, I started to add in Book Reviews. But the thing I enjoy putting on my site more than anything is my free flash fiction and eBook excerpts. Why? Because my goal is to entertain. Perhaps writing about … Read more
“Look at it. It’s adorable.” Cathy said to Jim. “What is it?” Jim asked. He didn’t like the idea of touching, let alone playing, with the creature they found in the forest.
I remember Billy. He sat behind me. Always tried lookin’ over my shoulder to get the answers on a test. I couldn’t ever call him out on it. He was twice my size and had a punch that could break a brick into pieces. No way would I mess with that.