Free for All: Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction Free for All     Suzette, who was going to teach her how to sell lip gloss, nail polish, body cream—H.E.N., the name of the line (it had a meaning, and then it had another meaning)—had a drawing-in-of-the-lips habit. She had long, impractical fingernails. She’d laughed, in a tolerant enough way, leafing through […]

Peckish: a creature story

Flash Fiction Peckish     (complete)       “I don’t try to get out of things. I try 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 […]

Fallen Short: Flash Fiction

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 […]

Pine: flash fiction

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.   Pine Pine: continued on Flash Fiction page Fallen Short      

All the Sires of Generations: Flash Fiction

  Flash Fiction All the Sires of Generations   Set in 1950, Sires has naturalist Arbuthnot out of his depth in the cypress swamp, hoping to learn that the Ivory-billed woodpecker lives.   All the Sires of Generations Sires: continued on Flash Fiction page Pine             (copyright 2017 Stephanie Foster) […]

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.   Flash Fiction May Day   May Day Continued on Flash Fiction All the Sires of Generations       […]