#BlogBattles, short stories

“Caught” A Twelve Realms Short Story

This is a continuation from January's "Tryst" story for #BlogBattle! This is basically a fun peek into a B story happening behind the scenes of the prequel I'm currently working on to The Beauty Thief. It's soooo fun to explore this backstory! I hope you enjoy it too. This is for February #BlogBattle REVOLUTION Genre:… Continue reading “Caught” A Twelve Realms Short Story

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Executing the Break-In Plan

#BlogBattle December: Innocent Here's my contribution to December's Blog Battle! I hope you enjoy. You're not innocent. Gwen's words rambled through his thoughts and set his teeth on edge. Cole knew this was not the time to get distracted. The wind gusts blasting into his body as he clung to the side of the buildling… Continue reading Executing the Break-In Plan

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Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

August 2019 Blog Battle Word Prompt: INTERCEPT Photo by Adam Muise on Unsplash "Only Time Will Tell" By Rachael Ritchey June glanced at her watch. The analog hands pointed opposite directions. She tapped the glass and frowned. "Three forty-five. Fifteen minutes until--" She gasped. Glancing left and right, June stepped out in the road and dashed to the… Continue reading Only Time Will Tell #BlogBattle #flashfiction #Intercept

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A Different Tell-Tale Heart

So, my son likes to participate in writing exercises with me, and this entry to #BlogBattle that he wrote definitely feels inspired by Edgar Allen Poe! I hope you enjoy. #BlogBattle: Heart Flash Fiction by my RiGuy Might. The power of “I might”. This is what my daughter said before she died. Her heart had… Continue reading A Different Tell-Tale Heart

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La Puerta de Siempre #blogbattle

Okay, so my Cave #BlogBattle story is a total cheat. This is an excerpt from a short story I've been working on. I doubt it will make a ton of sense, but it's exciting, and you'll be able to read the whole thing in the ASF Short Story Contest Anthology book, The Crux, when it comes… Continue reading La Puerta de Siempre #blogbattle

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The Binding Moon Festival

#BlogBattle is a monthly one-word writing prompt that I started a few years ago with some writer friends. Well, we've reinvented it and brought it back for our writing pleasure and your reading enjoyment! I hope you'll find this MOON flash fiction short story both curious and worthwhile. Feel free to comment your thoughts! The… Continue reading The Binding Moon Festival

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Last Dance

#flashfiction #dance #drama Steady rhythms. Erratic heart thrumming. The music begged to sooth, but her mind refused its solace. Every last breath ached in her chest like the too tight pinch of a straight jacket. She gasped and bent at the waist. The drive zoomed up toward her as her knees buckled and her palms… Continue reading Last Dance

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The Burn of Disobedience #FlashFiction #BlogBattle

#BlogBattle 19 "Disobedience" Genre: Historical Fiction - Ancient Rome The Burn of Disobedience The rope dug in to her wrists, the soft flesh burned by friction. "My disappointment runs deep." Philomena glared at the ground, her last act of defiance. "Mina, my dear," her mistress said, a chastising lilt to her voice, "you only needed… Continue reading The Burn of Disobedience #FlashFiction #BlogBattle