Thursday Funday (3-31-18)

[WP] You fall asleep Wednesday. You wake up, arrive to work, and your co-workers begin to talk about their weekend plans. You look at your computer and the calendar reads Friday. You have no idea where Thursday went. [Link to post.]“What about you, Larry? Any plans for the three day weekend?” Lou leaned over my…

Heart of Adventure

[WP] You fail to realize that your favorite restaurant is actually a front. One day you decide to try that one weird entree that you keep overhearing others order. [Link to post.] “Adventure awaits the adventurous,” the hag told me. I nodded at the disguised young woman, paid my five dollars, then walked out of the…

Suicide Mission (3-29-18)

[WP] Your story begins with the following sentence: I have been dead a million times. [Link to post.] “I have been dead a million times,” Milton said. He loosened his black tie while he spoke to the officer directing traffic. His dark suit no longer looked its best; now it was covered in wrinkles and…

Party Music (3-28-18)

[CW] Flash Fiction Challenge! Location: A Birthday Party | Object: A Radio “Are you sure about this?” Posie asked his wife. She carried their daughter, Threnody, while they walked into a large, black portal floating in their living room. Two men awaited them in the dust covered wasteland on the other side. The tall one…

Stream of Consciousness (3-27-18)

[WP] You have the ability to take over someone’s body by merely touching them, one day you find someone who you cannot take over. [Link to post.]I stretched in the large bed even before I opened my eyes. Once I greeted the bright orange sunlight I smiled and turned to get myself out of the…

Exit Denied (3-26-18)

[WP] No exit [Link to post.]“Yeah, I’ll be there in five minutes,” Fred said to his wife through the cellphone. He left work late, which delayed their dinner plans. She was not happy with him. “I’m turning off no- ah shit.” Orange and white barrels blocked the freeway exit. “I’m gonna be a bit longer….

Web of Lies (3-25-18)

[WP] Sunday Free Write [Link to post.] Abby practiced switching views from spider to spider while they tended to her. She named the large black widow that spoke to her first “Skeeter”. Her parents promised her a dog after they got settled in their new town. She planned to name it Skeeter, but Abby decided…

Deaf and Dummy (3-24-18)

[WP] “We’ve been best friends since kindergarten, and out of all the years you’ve known me, you literally didn’t understand a word I said?” [Link to post.] “Well, not *none* of what you said,” I tried to explain to Juan. It was graduation night, and I didn’t want to start the next phase of our…

Musical Mayhem

[WP] You now live in a world where music mp3 files are treated like trading card games, some songs are rare and some are common. [Link to post.]“Class, we have a new student. This is uh, Jerko,” Mr. Willow introduced the boy to his Musical Mayhem class, causing an uproar of laughter. “It’s Jericho,” the brown…

Seeing Spiders (3-22-18)

[WP] you were left for dead in the middle of an unknown forest, you pass out thinking this is it. All of the sudden you wake up and all your wounds are stitched with what looks like spider webs. [Link to post.] Abby woke up in darkness. Despite opening and re-opening her eyes several times,…