Browsing All Posts published on »July, 2010«

Family Town, Part 1

July 29, 2010


This story was too long for one flash, so it will be posted in two parts. Thanks, Sam. 🙂 * * * Weston Black stood at the grand front entrance of the Gundy estate, nervous and sweating in the August morning. He held his case of instruments tightly in one hand, and blotted his forehead […]

The Return

July 26, 2010


This story is Part 10 of the series Fire and Water. It follows Shifting Allegiances. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * There was a strange current in the deep. For weeks now, the waters had been restless, and the creatures living in them were nervous. Small fish schooled […]

Fabulous Flash Award

July 26, 2010


I’m feeling so blessed. Most of last week I was without a computer. I couldn’t post stories here or keep up with my Twitter buddies or their blogs. And while I was disconnected, three wonderful, lovely and talented people gave me the Fabulous Flash Award. I come back and see all this love, and it […]

Shifting Allegiances

July 13, 2010


This story is Part 9 of the Fire and Water series. It follows Telling Tales. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * Zaghran sat by the cave’s entrance looking at his three young pursuers, while Aurmid guarded him just outside, her hot breath coursing over his shoulder. They were […]

Versatile Blogger and one more One Lovely Blog Awards

July 11, 2010


A few weeks back, Valerie Valdes was gracious enough to bestow both of these awards upon me. Sadly, I got distracted and didn’t pass them on right away. Then today, Jess Rosen kindly presented me with the Versatile Blogger Award, so I’m going to pass on both before I wander off again. 🙂 Thank you […]

The Conversation

July 8, 2010


Rose sat at a picnic table in the little neighborhood park close to her house, her head full of books. She wrote in a little notebook, enjoying the warm October afternoon. Tall maples and poplars filled the ravine at the edge of the park, and their copper and gold leaves fluttered in a soft breeze. […]

Telling Tales

July 6, 2010


This story is Part 8 of the Fire and Water series. It follows Pursuit. To read from the beginning, please visit the Index Page. * * * For seven days Findol, Coanh, and Varala wound their way through the mountains. Aurmid flew high above them, circling wide, watching for trouble and helping navigate their course. […]