I – “Intrepid”

This original piece of flash fiction won honorable mention in the Flash! Friday Contest when I first shared it three years ago, (July 2014).  I’m proud of the multiple layers of meaning I was able to achieve in such a short piece, and thought I would share it with you all again… Intrepid Captain’s Log: […]

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Friday Fictioneers – “Final Sunset”

(Photo Copyright: Rich Voza) One breathtaking photo.  100 well-chosen words.  The following story was submitted as part of Friday Fictioneers – a weekly fiction contest for writers to hone their skills.  Find other entries by visiting https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com Final Sunset “THEY’RE COMING.” Her text message bounced onto my phone’s glowing screen, causing me to choke on […]

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Thursday 360 – “Fatherhood”

Fatherhood “Take any award-winning photos this week, Hal?” The older waitress asked her usual question as she handed over his daily cup of coffee. Usually Hal would laugh it off, but today he frowned deeply. His three year old daughter, Alaina, was running a fever today and hadn’t been allowed into daycare. He had tried […]

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Flash Friday – “Still”

One breathtaking photo.  200 words.  Man vs. Nature. Happy Friday, fellow Flash Friday contestants! The world was still. Dev slowly revived, waking to a translucent calm. The air was quiet, and the sound of nothingness brought a smile to his lips. He couldn’t remember the last time he had slept so well. He rummaged around […]

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