Goodbye, Camp NaNoWriMo 2018

2018 Winner of Camp NaNoWriMo header

When I posted "NaNoWriMo 2018: Late to Camp", we were already in the second week of July. I'd committed to a new project and no cabin for encouragement. Feeling alone and behind schedule makes for an intimidating start. Fortunately, Camp is far more relaxed than the big NaNoWriMo challenge in November. A few people joined… Continue reading Goodbye, Camp NaNoWriMo 2018

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