Tag: flash fiction

Fiction | Rising in His Moonlit Guard

Fiction | Rising in His Moonlit Guard

© iZer0 The pointed tips of Narrentuarn’s ears twitched at the urgent sounds in his mind. His hands vibrated from the desperate energy in his two ceremonial swords. The spell worked. They were coming. Across the platform of the moon rising ceremony, Hrroulenan gently drew smooth arcs of thickly smoking, herbal balls. His hypnotic body … Continue reading Fiction | Rising in His Moonlit Guard

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

A writer in one of my groups asked how to avoid cookie-cutter characters. That got me thinking about the main characters in my flash fiction. It's what most of you know me for, I'm pretty certain. So, who are my characters on Medium.com? What do they do...? A creepy narrator commits murder of passion. [This … Continue reading The Writer in the Corner: On Characterization

Fiction | Butterfly in The Anthill

Fiction | Butterfly in The Anthill

Lexi hits his limits during self-defense training in Aaron’s security center. © agsandrew “Ten more,” ordered Crunch. Lexi flexed his fingers. The motion set off a scream in the muscles above his wrist. His fingers were cramping in the open palm strike position while his tormentor counted. Crunch smirked, knowingly. The skin-tight biocyber suit Lexi … Continue reading Fiction | Butterfly in The Anthill

Fiction | Popping Personal Bubbles

Fiction | Popping Personal Bubbles

My hive handle? 0gRobinHood © oneinchpunch These crops are coming along nicely. I take this moment, ignoring the persistent ding of a message, to enjoy balls of various colors floating in the center of the huge recreational deck. A different algae mix bloom inside each ball: Blue-green-black. (Not the harmful black, my assisting AI reassured … Continue reading Fiction | Popping Personal Bubbles