“Mama! I can’t sleep.” Travis pulled the covers over his eyes and waited. “What’s wrong, sweetheart?” His mom ran into the room, settled onto the bed, her head tilted. Travis dared to poke one eye back into the world. “I’m scared.” His mom tried to hide her smile. “Scared of what? Papa and I are… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Monster Under the Bed
Hey guys! It's been a while since I've done one of these, so I figured I'd start the week off with a CC! My family has been furiously binge-watching TV shows in anticipation for premiere week next month! We just finished Riverdale last night and are (finally) 13 episodes away from catching up on Supernatural.… Continue reading Caffeinated Convo: Most Anticipated Fall TV Show?
A police radio crackles to life as the paramedic dabs antiseptic on my bloody forehead. Lights from the cruiser outside flash through my living room. I squeeze my eyes shut. "Tell me again how you knew the man was here?" The officer is young, his face stoic as he scribbles in his little pad. "Neighbor.… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: Sight
"458, 3701, 3, 2, 1." Stella joined Rocky in his walk as he counted his numbers. "Morning, Rocky." She adjusted her backpack on her shoulders and kicked a stone on the crumbled sidewalk. "5, 5, 5." He looked at an imaginary point straight ahead and gripped the straps to his pack a little tighter. His gaze… Continue reading Flash Fiction Friday: The Numbers