Praying for Rain (100-Word Flash-Fiction)


Flash Fiction/Non-Fiction, Short Stories and Fables

The boy was kneeling in the mud, hands clasped, eyes shut. His lips were murmuring a plea for rain.
His father pulled him up by an ear.

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January 11, 2018

The Sun and the Moon (A Short Story)


Short Stories and Fables

There was a time when the Sun and the Moon were so close that they rose and set together.

The people who populated Young Earth looked up in delight at the amazing exhibition of two heavenly bodies, side by side.

What the people didn’t know was that their lives were on the verge of changing forever.

May 15, 2017

A Barnacle’s Tale (A Short Story)


Short Stories and Fables

So the story goes that a group of barnacles were clinging to a rock. All the barnacles were conditioned from a young age to resist the tide. No matter how hard life got, one was never to let go and be swept away. “Those that get swept away are never seen again!” said a melodramatic […]

May 13, 2017