Category Archives: free read

Flash Fic: Sort of Gay

“I think I might be sort of gay.” My roommate John was crossing through the room behind the couch where I was sitting, watching the Olympics on TV. He didn’t even pause. “Who is he?” “Japanese skater.” He put a … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: Real or Not?

I woke up Saturday morning with this in my head, got up, and wrote it down. Then I put it aside to work on a manuscript due Sunday, plus I always go over anything I write at least twice before … Continue reading

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Flash fic: Changes

This was the second time Tom had come to look at Max, my black lab mix. I’d let the dog out into the backyard, and we were standing on the deck, watching him. “What’s he looking for?” he asked, amused, … Continue reading

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Wag, Not a Dog

Several years ago, I wrote a short story for a British anthology. Most of you never saw it. That’s okay. The book was full of stories even I didn’t like (and couldn’t read), but I still enjoy mine. 🙂 As … Continue reading

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Flash Fic: A Different World

We were walking near the beach when we came to a wooden stairs that led to the top of a small, mangy hill. “Where do you think that goes?” Cory shrugged. “The water?” “Why not just go around? Wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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