Tag Archives: Monday flash fic

Monday Flash Fic: The Birthday

“I’ve reached the age where no one remembers my birthday. I get no calls or cards or presents.” Drew handed Bobby a screwdriver. They were at the kitchen table, tinkering with a toaster; Bobby asked for a tool, and Drew … Continue reading

Posted in free read, publishing | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Monday Flash Fic: Comeuppance

He’d been playing his guitar for half an hour, during which time I hadn’t been able to move. “My arms hurt. I’ve got a cramp in my back.” He looked up, dark hair falling half over his eyes. “You’re complaining?” … Continue reading

Posted in free read, publishing | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Monday Flash Fic: Year by Year

He was early. He was always early, but he couldn’t seem to help it. Sitting on the bench’s backrest, his sneakered feet planted where his butt should be, he balanced the umbrella on his shoulder and gazed out across the … Continue reading

Posted in free read, publishing | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Monday Flash Fic: Departure

“Why aren’t you packing?” I stared out the window. “I’m not convinced we need to leave.” Mike swatted me on his way past, holding an armful of clean underwear. “We need to leave.” “Let’s wait another hour.” “Five minutes!” He was … Continue reading

Posted in free read, publishing | Tagged , | 11 Comments

Monday Flash Fic: Census

I zipped through the first few questions on the census (age, place of birth, type of housing, education), then stumbled to a stop. What is your sexual orientation? Please check the appropriate box: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Asexual, Heterosexual.  … Continue reading

Posted in free read, publishing | Tagged , | 11 Comments