Flash Fiction: Maze

We call this place the Maze.   It doesn’t have a meandering path. It is not asymmetric. There is not a block of cheese at the end.   We call this place the Maze because it is hard to get out.   It’s not a prison, not really. In prison they feed you. In prison, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Maze

Flash Fiction – Mercenaries for Hire

More completely random fiction that could possibly be expanded upon if I decide to do so. Sonez Perray’s champagne colored hair fell loose from behind her ear, swinging into her view. She combed it back with her fingers, lifting her eyes from her tablet’s screen. The bar was more crowded now than when she’d arrived … Continue reading Flash Fiction – Mercenaries for Hire

Figaro Up, Figaro Down

Heavy boots stamped the rain soaked sidewalk and Figaro dodged into an alley. Wet rats scattered from his path as he made his way, hands lodged deep in his jean pockets. His thumb moved back and forth across the cuts of his apartment key. That’s where he should have stayed tonight, he thought. In his … Continue reading Figaro Up, Figaro Down

Flash Fiction: Figaro’s First Bar Fight

A pantsed bout of fiction. Let me know your thoughts. Anything short of a novel makes me uncomfortable to write, so I appreciate pointers. One too many times the drunk man’s tepid breath rushed across Figaro’s ear. He spun his barstool halfway around, searching the greasy face before speaking. “Hey,” he said, but the stranger ignored … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Figaro’s First Bar Fight