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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
"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
I made my first poetry sale! Prolific Press accepted and has already published one of my poems, casually titled "While in the shower" for my notes. You can read my three-line poem and the work of about fifty other writers in Three Line Poetry Issue #48. Issue #48 in paperback is available from the Prolific Press… Continue reading Three Line Poetry “in the Shower”
"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