Tag: Flash Fiction

Past Imperfect – #201

Bette: “At one point I cared, but then I sobered up. Now I just want to make sure that whatever is happening over there can’t be connected back to me in any way.”  Note: This is part of an on-going experiment at Bonnywood. Details found here. P.S. And […]

Past Imperfect – #196

Let’s hope that the mirror, mirror explains to Giselle that one doesn’t pair frilly window treatments with low-grade Venetian blinds. (We’ll overlook the glaring, slatternly choice of nearly exposing her trundle bed to the world. Some people have challenges in their life that just can’t be met.) Note: […]

Past Imperfect – #178

Are any of these men able to wear a hat with grace and style? No. Is the happy kindergarten teacher with the six beers an alcoholic? Yes. Is that Sandra Bernhard doing a photo bomb on the right? Quite possibly. Will any of these people remember what they […]

Past Imperfect – #585

Karen, left: “Doesn’t this make you feel pretty and special?” Archie, right: “Those aren’t quite the two words I would use. Can you explain to me again why we’re wearing these things on our faces?” Karen: “Silly, I already told you. Noses are no longer fashionable.” Archie: “How […]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – #20

Hey, Folks. This week’s writing prompt will be (relatively) short and nostalgically sweet. Your Mission: Create a string of dialogue or a voice-over (think “documentary monotone”, observing wildlife in the Kalahari ) to explain what might be transpiring in this photo. Some background details that might give you […]

Almost Wordless Wednesday – #18

Hey, Folks. This week’s writing prompt will be short and sweet, mainly because some of you are still wondering “what the hell was that blue thing you posted for last week’s challenge?” I’ll get to that in a moment, promise, but we first need to address the fresh […]