Winning Flash Fiction! Bones Beneath the Juniper Tree

I wrote this story for Flash! Friday’s competition last week and it won! The prompt was Grimm’s fairy tales and I chose The Juniper Tree (basically because it’s creeped me out since childhood). If you don’t know the story, you can read “The Juniper Tree” over here. Bones Beneath the Juniper Tree “And then suddenly … Continue reading Winning Flash Fiction! Bones Beneath the Juniper Tree

Flash Fiction Double Feature: “A Curse Upon Me” and “The Last Fork in the Road”

These were written for last week’s Flash! Friday competition.  A Curse Upon Me Perhaps “superhero” was a better description, the professor mused as he stared at the red and black artwork of a man fighting and killing a minotaur. “The minotaur guarded the fountain of eternal life,” he told the class. Some were playing games … Continue reading Flash Fiction Double Feature: “A Curse Upon Me” and “The Last Fork in the Road”

Flash Fiction: The River Lord’s Jewel & The Last Wish

Written for one of the Flash! Friday competitions, these stories had the prompt “The Arabian Nights”. The River Lord’s Jewel The princess stared at the dark waters of the pool. Beside her stood an older woman with tears in her eyes. “Who am I?” she asked the woman. “You are my daughter,” she said. “Where … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The River Lord’s Jewel & The Last Wish