What’s New and Bloganuary

Thank you to those of you who gave your opinion on my last post when I asked for help in the direction of this blog. You may have noticed the changes I’ve now made in reorganizing the blog, under a new name, and the new direction I’m moving in. All for the sheer joy of…

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Brown is Better: Flash Fiction

We sat under the sunshine warm and toasty waiting for those rays of gold to do their work. We weren’t good enough as is, we needed to be brown. Brown was better.  People wanted brown. By afternoon we were ready.  Shirley picked us up one by one shining our smooth skin with the soft cloth…

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The Pianoman: Flash Fiction

The bell had rung.  The line had shut down.  The place was empty.  Artur did his rounds as he usually did.  Securing doors, turning on alarms, unplugging the toaster.  Then he’d sit and practice.  Two hours every night without fail.   He was going to be a famous pianist one day.  Go to school they…

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Maxx Highgate Visits Niagara: Flash Fiction

She had been putting it off for long enough now.  She’d found every excuse to avoid making that call to Maxx.  She didn’t need a reminder, but still wrote his name on a slip of paper that she’d been using as a bookmark for the last 3 weeks. Ella took off her glasses, rubbed her…

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