Mute (Flash Fiction Friday)

Sippanont Samchai via Compfight It took me four hours to work up the courage, and another 30 minutes to find my phone. My mind these days, I swear. My fingers are sweating, but I manage to punch in the number. I swallow a lump and, after a deep breath, work up the courage to hit the last digit. The number four completes the first leg of my impossible journey, and it’s out of my control now. My breath leaves me. One ring. I bite my bottom lip. Two rings. I start to feel my pulse in my throat. Three rings. […]

Bubble (Flash Fiction Friday)

Two quick things: A) I’ve had a strong desire to write fiction again recently. I’ve mostly been putting it off, and I don’t see doing another novel in the near future, but it’s getting to the point where I can’t not do it anymore. B) I’ve been endlessly fascinated with moments–things I’ll notice or see on TV or read in a book. The character, the situation, the moment, the motivations…they all make my mind twirl and suddenly I’m just making up stuff, things that might be true, reasons why something might be happening. Hopefully some of you can relate and […]