#BlogBattles, short stories

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

Advertisements
#BlogBattles, short stories

Unforgotten Derelict

Blogbattle 70 "Derelict" genre: drama He was a derelict, wandering the country with no home, no family, no one to remember his name. Most of the time he didn't even remember his own name. The cloudy day he'd lost everything still tasted gray upon his tongue, but he'd no one else to blame. No. Joshua's… Continue reading Unforgotten Derelict

#BlogBattles, short stories

Up in Flames #BlogBattle #ShortStory

#BlogBattle Genre: Drama/Suspense THEME word: HERO The blood curdling screams of onlookers were punctuated by the cracking of super-heated crossbeams and the deafening crash of a ceiling no longer held in place. Stephen slammed his mask on as fast as he could, checked his gauges, and ran for the crumbling building. His truck was the… Continue reading Up in Flames #BlogBattle #ShortStory

#BlogBattles, short stories

Chocolate Deception

#BlogBattle 52 Theme: Hair -- Genre: Drama/Romance -- Part 3 Meet Teresa, or Terry as her friends call her. Terry is a smart, savvy, and rather clumsy confectioner. Her candy shop is called the Corner Confectionery and over the course of the last year she's built up a strong business. But Blaine Industries' up and… Continue reading Chocolate Deception

#BlogBattles, short stories

Lord of the Lollipops

#BlogBattle 49 Lollipops genre: Drama/Comedy/Romance "Oh lollipops and sugar plums! Where on earth did I put that thermometer?" Terry mumbled just before smacking the back of her head against the cupboard frame. "Ouch!" She dropped the metal lid with a clatter. She grabbed the base of her skull with both hands, slowly retreated from within… Continue reading Lord of the Lollipops