Glimmer: End to the Creepy Game

chocolate cake with curly, lit candles

Story time! This weekend's story is a revision of one that first appeared on Cristi Craig's now-defunct blog. (She created a new blog.) Cristi challenged me to write flash fiction inspired by a prompt of "creep". She gave me about a day to draft the original. The result was a contemporary story about cousins living… Continue reading Glimmer: End to the Creepy Game

Glimmer: Within the Trio

Interior of Trinity College, Dublin © James_Jester

"Within the Trio" by A.L. In the tense silence, a tremor passes from each soldier to the next. “Engage!” Discordant mayhem engulfs the cry. Within the swarm, sight conquers, deciphering enemy from ally. Two allies swirl around the advancing center that is me. Focusing past them, I track then disarm fragments of the enemy. In… Continue reading Glimmer: Within the Trio

Three Line Poetry “in the Shower”

child within a shower

A paying publisher accepted one of my poems! This is a first for me. Prolific Press published the piece under my byline of A.M. Lynn. The sale was for non-exclusive publication rights, so I may directly share my poem: These three lines and the work of about fifty other writers are available in Three Line Poetry… Continue reading Three Line Poetry “in the Shower”

Glimmer: Jungle Jump

Jungle landscape

"Jungle Jump" by A.L. Prey approached. The monster held his breath and moved nothing but his eyes. The human would get no warning. A vine of green satin pressed down on his shoulder, heavy, but the monster waited. He counted within the shadows. On the twentieth second, he leapt. Shirts flew alongside him, adding drama… Continue reading Glimmer: Jungle Jump