The Old Couch… by Jaye Marie Davis

The morning sun warmed the memories in the heart of the old couch, spreading through the worn feather cushions to the wooden framework, easing the pain of arthritic rigours. A rustling in the tree above announced the presence of a lone squirrel. Landing on a cushion with a soft thud, the squirrel began to stretch […]

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First Line Fiction (9) by Pete Johnson

The first line for this fictional short story was supplied by writer and blogger, Chris. https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/ If I hear them say “It’s for your own good” one more time… Hard to remember exactly when it started. I had always been popular at school, and mixed in with that gang of girls that everyone wanted to […]

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Short Story Personal Challenge #3! The Playdate. #writingcommunity #shortstory #challenge #indieauthor

Short Story Personal Challenge #3! The Playdate. #writingcommunity #shortstory #challenge #indieauthor   Here’s my third short story challenge coming in at just a touch over 1000 words. My husband came up with this week’s word, ruthless. This image caught my attention. I discarded the first ending because it felt too expected. This one worked for […]

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