Head Injury, Third Down, Hospital Bed

I know it’s been a couple days since I last posted, so I thought I’d get back in the groove with three hint fiction pieces. Normally, I’d separate them out because I’d want each story to stand alone; however, I like them together so that’s what you’ll get. If you don’t know what hint fiction…

Thirty-eight Years Later

This is a hint fiction piece inspired by a take a book, leave a book box near my job. I absolutely believe books are an escape from any kind of hardships in our lives, so I wanted this story to reflect that. Thirty-eight Years Later He lost everything after the divorce — except his books….

A Broken Promise

I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving break! Unlike the title of this story, I’m actually keeping a promise: I’m posting something other than the Walden erasures. I know I didn’t post anything over the weekend. I was actually working on a short story that I might post here in the near future. It…

Heartbreak

This is not the story I was talking about breaking the erasures up with. I wrote a one-sentence story on Twitter and I liked how it came out so I figured I’d share it here. I’m going to try to expand it into something a little bigger at some point. Heartbreak She saw the shoebox…

The Dinner Party

This was one of those rare stories where I felt like it was actually complete when I finished it. I’m sure with a couple revisions it could get better, but I think what I mean is that I was paying attention to every detail while writing and making sure everything was consistent, and then at…

Window Seat

Yes, I wrote this while sitting at a window table in a bagel place on my lunch break. It was a quick spur of the moment thing. I had a funny thought and I wanted to expand it into a little micro fiction piece. Window Seat I accept the responsibility of taking the table next…

A Dream

The main source of inspiration for this writing binge is a typewriter I bought in Lake George when I went on vacation Labor Day weekend. It’s a Royal Caravan typewriter from the 60s or 70s. There were cool, extremely old ones as well, but many of them had keys that would get stuck. Only the…

Grenade

I’ve had this idea in my head for a while, but I didn’t know where I’d actually go with it. I was thinking of writing up some kind of army story, but I don’t know enough about the military to write something that hasn’t already been done. Instead, I decided to work on my long,…

Pig, Hog, and Pork

I was originally going to post these stories as a three-part series, but they aren’t all that suspenseful; my intentions were for the reader to read them all together. I think it works better like this. Write your own three short stories like these! Make them all connected to each other. If you want, give…

A Place I Once Lived

Hey everyone. This is the follow up (it was part of the same assignment given in class) to the previous post. Again, the title is the prompt. The idea with this and the last post was to write short pieces with only one sentence paragraphs. A Place You Once Lived I lived in an upstairs…