This was written for Carrot Ranch's Flash Fiction Challenge. Each week's challenge is to write to a prompt in exactly 99 words. This week's prompt is to "write a story in which a character takes charge." Diabolical Deer “You’re not the boss a me.” “I’m older. That means I’m in charge.” “I’m tellin’ Mom and... Continue Reading →
#FFFC: Fired Again
This was written for Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge #35. It's based on the photo prompt below provided by mirceaianc at Pixabay.com. https://fivedotoh.files.wordpress.com/2019/10/1931e287-cbb4-4921-9446-aee5edd4adf3.jpeg The picture sparked memories of the first time I saw someone painted doing what amounted to android face. That is why AI will eventually take over the world and kill us all. I... Continue Reading →
Flash Fiction: Vase
This was written, or will be when I'm done, for Carrot Ranch's Flash Fiction Challenge. This weeks prompt is shards. The challenge is to write a story that is exactly 99 words. Last week's prompt colonnades reminded me of a proctologist. This week's reminds me of a game I spend way too much time playing... Continue Reading →
No one is sure how or why this happened, but it happened. This was humanity's most embarrassing moment until, you know, Donald Trump. I have not seen it. I probably never will. Maybe someday. I don't recommend you see it. I jokingly referenced it in A Nearly Norman Christmas, so I thought I would share... Continue Reading →
A Nearly Norman Christmas. In Prose. Being An Alien Story Of Christmas.
I've been hyping this for a little while. Don't believe the hype. It does not live up to the hype. It's better. Dang it! I did it again. If there are things about Norman Normalson's world that you don't understand, click here to acquaint yourself with Norman and the happenings on Epatrus. If you don't... Continue Reading →