Peckish: a creature story (flash fiction)

Peckish     (complete)       “I don’t try to get out of things. I do my best not to get into things.” The weasel had dropped by, as he put it, coming on at first by a peristaltic rippling over a basswood’s roots. The roots canopied mirrored water pooling naturally between a fallen trunk and […]

Fallen Short: new Flash Fiction

 Fallen Short   Darian thought an attic window black as that could not be empty behind the glass. But no one who’d broken the others could pitch a stone to reach so far. She’d wondered if this were true. The V between the front porch roof and that of the upper story held a shoal […]

Pine: new historical flash fiction

Pine  A story set in the Great Depression, when farmers were encouraged to sign on for New Deal benefits, and infrastructure made its way into the hill country.     Continued on Flash Fiction page:   Learn about Inimical (novel)    

All the Sires: new Flash Fiction

Set in 1950, Sires has naturalist Arbuthnot out of his depth in the cypress swamp, hoping to learn the Ivory-billed lives.   Read all on Flash Fiction page     Pine  

May Day: Flash Fiction

Flash fiction on Torsade. My very short pieces are mostly given historical settings. I’ve chosen a slide format to make the reading experience resemble a magazine’s, an old-fashioned digest’s, as well as for easy pinning.     Continued on Flash Fiction   All the Sires of Generations