Lucy fights to save her daughter’s life by jumping into the back of a delivery truck. But a mother’s love might not be quite what it seems. This is my second-round entry for the NYC Midnight 2018 short story contest. The restrictions were: Heat #6 Maximum Words: 2000 Genre: Action/Adventure Prompts: Delivery Driver, Animal Rights *** They took my daughter. The delivery truck...Read more
After her flight to Mesquite, Nevada for her best friend’s wedding, Claire’s luggage is lost. She’s without her bridesmaid “dress,” and desperate times call for desperate measures. For this Flash Fiction, the restrictions were: Maximum Words: 1000 Genre: Crime Caper Prompts: Skydiving, Casino Croupier *** The ultimate ugly bridesmaid dress: an Elvis costume. Worn while skydiving. Yes, my best friend Alicia...Read more
WHEN PIGS FLYFIRST PLACE WINNER When Jay cuts funding to Cassie’s wildlife rescue clinic, imminent closure threatens the hospital she built with blood, sweat and tears. After a war of the words, a betrayal of Hammy the pig, and an effort to save an orphaned chipmunk, Cassie and Jay realize the animals might not...
The Atlanta Writers Club Spring Conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, May 4th and 5th and if you're still deciding whether or not to sign up for the Spring Conference, maybe thinking your work wouldn't benefit from the comments you'll receive, then read this short interview with AWC member, Terra Weiss, who sat...Read more