It was fate. I knew it was possible for a brief moment to change the course of one’s life. I just didn’t think that Paris would change me that way. It’s meant to be the most romantic city in the world. Wonderful memories to cherish forever were created in France. That was the plan.
This was my entry to Cracked Flash Fiction on the 17th of June 2017. There were only four entrants that week so the judge picked one winner (not me but the stories were great so I don’t feel bad) and she was able to give us all feedback. Here’s what she said about my story:…… Continue reading By the river
In my quest to just keep writing, I do my best to write at least one flash fiction a week. Even when I find too lost to submit an entry for Microcosms, I write for Cracked Flash Fiction. Not all my flash fictions make me feel good about being a writer but I think it’s…… Continue reading The Spell
I had every intention of writing a flash fiction for last Friday’s Microcosms. However, time wasn’t on my side. I did write a story but it went way over the 300-word limit. Title: The day we met at the airport Word count: 528 words Character: Reporter Setting: Airport Genre: Memoir This is my first time…… Continue reading The day we met at the airport
‘If only for today’ was my entry to last week’s challenge over at Microcosms. Do visit the site and there you’ll find all the great entries from truly terrific writers. I feel like I’m one of them. Judge’s favorite line: “Like I didn’t know he was a weak swimmer.” Judge’s feedback, which for me says…… Continue reading If only for today
Do visit Cracked Flash Fiction. It’s where magic happens. This was my entry last Saturday (left exactly as it was submitted). I struggled for hours and lost sleep, finishing and submitting only at about 03:00 am, South African time. The sacrifice paid off. This is my 2nd win. Yay! Judge: “You built a great character…… Continue reading Point of No Return