In Our Time, a Flash Fiction

In Our Time a Flash Fiction

The entirety of Vince’s life was burdened with chaos and everyday was a compound of the last until Vince was miserable. Work, romance, community all lost meaning as he instead pursued isolation. Vince worked overseas teaching English and after getting fed up with the chaos, he left his job but he did not turn back… Continue reading In Our Time, a Flash Fiction

Winner for Prompt on Triumph, Beachwalk by Fran Johns

Beachwalk by Fran Johns

The only participant from my Writing Prompt on triumph was a short story called "Beachwalk". I'd like to thank Fran Johns at https://franjohns.net/ for writing this work for the prompt and I invite the rest of you to let me know what you think of  Fran's work in a comment below. And if you would like to participate… Continue reading Winner for Prompt on Triumph, Beachwalk by Fran Johns

Writing Prompt: Triumph

I've shown a lot of dark material on this site, so I wanted this week's writing prompt to be positive. I took me a long while to find just the right idea that you all could use on your fiction writing journey and I think Triumph is the best positive theme out there. The idea leaves a… Continue reading Writing Prompt: Triumph

Legend, A Short Story

The makeshift arena was made from rusted fencing and rope fishermen once used on the docks. The building housing the arena was a warehouse battered by bombs and melted glass had solidified into pools inside the building. Murk filled the air both in and outside the building and the density of pollution blocked out the… Continue reading Legend, A Short Story

Between the World and Me, a Book Review

Review Severe, conscious stirring, and wildly aware, Ta-Nehisi Coates's book Between the World and Me reads as Coates is speaking with his son. The work embodies elements which had forced their way into his own development, spanning themes as racism, American history, seeking belonging, police brutality, and the attempt to understand all of these elements as… Continue reading Between the World and Me, a Book Review