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The Seven

Today’s 500 club prompt was a bit tricky, I think, so I decided to dust off the old blog and take a crack at it. If you want to play too, you can here. The Seven The leaves fell with every breeze, fluttering down in red and gold showers, oak, ash, and elm. They made [...]

Red Light Special

Time for a Friday Flash, prompt courtesy of the 500 Club. If you want to play, the prompts are here. Here’s my contributory flash for this week. RED LIGHT SPECIAL The last thing Flynn wanted to do that day was another love spell. It was cheap work, he thought, flavored with desperation. And the thing [...]


500 Club time! If you want to play, the prompts are here. Here’s my contributory flash for this week. MEAT MARKET The bag of groceries smashed on the ground between us. A confetti of broken eggs splattered onto the parking lot. “Get your hands off me.” I said, jerking out of her grasp. I stooped [...]


A slightly tardy 500 Club Entry. Of course, while it’s true the prompts do go up on Thursdays, it’s never too late to play. CLICK CLICK Jenny never liked the color red. Red smelled like squashed tomatoes, like the breakfasts the College of London cafeteria served. Poached eggs in slimy clear-white umbilical blobs, cold toast, [...]

In Your Cloak

For this week’s 500 Club, I decided to revisit one of the scenes in my novel, The Iron Key, retelling it from one of my favorite secondary character’s point of view. If you want to take a crack at one of this week’s writing prompts, hop on over and go to. After all it’s only [...]

Flipping (for The 500 Club)

It’s Thursday, and I’ve got a minute to play along with the 500 Club at The Parking Lot Confessional. If you like to dabble in flash fiction, you should mosey on over and play too. Here’s my entry for today, using the first prompt. I ran a little over 500 words, but I was having [...]