Category Archives: Flash fiction

Home of the Condemned

My mother and I were up late that Saturday watching a host of scary movies and unpacking boxes of clothes and trinkets. It’d only been a few hours since we finished unloading the moving truck so we had our work cut out for us. Though we barely put a dent in the luggage, Dad tapped out early.  He claimed to

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Sibling Rivalry

Holly cursed as the big, heavy snowflakes coated her mountain town in a sleek, white layer of ice, forcing her to drive undesirably slow. “I can’t believe you asked Mike what his plans were when his parents were on their deathbeds! You insulted my fiancé and his parents!” Holly snapped. “Well, you had plans. So I thought it was a

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Santa

My brother and I didn’t believe in Santa Clause. We were sure that the stories my parents told us all were fairytales. None of the kids in town, or the world, would ever dream of being deemed a trouble maker. That was solely thanks to the disturbing Christmas folklores our parents told us. These stories were passed on from generation

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The First Ride is Free

Cloe owed it to her infant son and lethargic boyfriend to pick up a night job. How else would they survive? Certainly not with her retail job where the pay was minuscule relative to her new expenses. Her prayers were answered by a mobile app which secured her a job driving strangers around. How easy is that? She had been

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Happier Beginnings-A 5 Minute Read

Haley saw her fraternal twins off to prom earlier that evening. She rented them each a luxury sports car while Kevin, her husband, gave them $500 each. Aware that the gifts would be used as ammunition to conduct mischief, she couldn’t help but smile. She was proud of them. Each scored academic and sports scholarships to their first choice universities and they

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