I am so happy to announce that I have won the Sadie Tells Stories Flash Fiction Contest. The theme was magic with a max of 500 words. Creating an entire world of magic with compelling characters in only 500 words was a real challenge, but I am very happy where the story ended up. You… Continue reading 1st Place Prize
Enjoy a small romantic and humorous play about an attempted proposal. If ever you've thought abut writing a play or film script, I offer writing consultations and writing tips. Sign up for my email list now so you don't miss any of the writing goodness! The restaurant is small and intimate. Tables are lit by… Continue reading Toasted: A romantic and humorous short play
They slipped out. Those simple words that were never meant to see daylight, let alone parade out in to it. Like a wet glass in a soapy hand, they slipped and shattered into a million pieces. There was no way to ever undo it and there was no way I could ever piece it back… Continue reading Diamonds: A Flash Fiction Romance Story
Creating your own fairy tale retelling, or "twisted tale", is fun and exciting! Here are five tips to help from my own experience.
Dedicated to every young girl who was ever afraid to say how they felt. Be brave, ladies. They slipped out. Those simple words that were never meant to see daylight, let alone parade out in to it. Like a wet glass in a soapy hand, they slipped and shattered into a million pieces. There was… Continue reading Diamonds (Flash Fiction)
The water was warmer than he expected. His diving suit seemed to keep away the chill that should be spreading through each limb in this deep of water. As a researcher, he knew that the darkness was natural, the glimpses of fish floating around him caught in his flashlight shouldn’t spook him. But something about… Continue reading Elemental Short Story-Water
Characters: Mallory-waitress at Hal’s DinerPaul- Mallory’s eight year old sonRon- Paul’s friendGeorge- Paul’s imaginary friendReggie- waiter at Hal’s Diner Setting:Winter. A block in a small town. A street with fresh snow on it. Stage left is the street corner. The street goes through center stage. Stage right is Hal’s Diner. Inside Hal’s Diner, booths and… Continue reading Footprints