Category Archives: Writing

either poems or short stories

Haiku

This week’s prompt at the Haiku Foundation’s Haiku Dialogue was a hand-me-down toy. Here is my contribution, which was featured by the editor, Craig Kittner: dings and dents another generation learns to ride the bike ~Nancy Brady, 2019 Check out … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Horses… (A 99-word Flash Fiction)

If Wishes Were Horses… Julie was one of the smallest kids in her class, and she was always picked last for every team. Despite that, she loved playing volleyball. The school started an intramural league for the students; the team … Continue reading

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Sebastian’s Bird: 99-word flash fiction

This week’s prompt over at Carrot Ranch was to write a 99-word (no more, no less) flash fiction using the word fire. Having slacked off on the last several prompts, here is my story. Sebastian’s Bird Sebastian didn’t know where … Continue reading

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Chiseled Beauty: A 99-word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch was to use the word chisel/chiseled in 99 words (no more, no less). I actually missed the cut-off (again), which was yesterday. Where did the time go? Regardless, here is my flash fiction based … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Girls: 99 flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch is to write a story in 99 words (no more, no less) that contains the word mice. Here’s mine. Of Mice and Girls Mighty Mouse was Julie’s favorite cartoon; she sat enthralled on the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Surprise: 99 word flash fiction

This week’s prompt at Carrot Ranch was valentines. In 99 words (no more, no less) a story was to be written. Here is mine: Valentine’s Day Surprise Julie gave Valentine’s Day cards to everyone in her class. She usually picked … Continue reading

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Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign: 99-word flash fiction

Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign Julie was frequently seen walking around town, which was one perk to living where she did. It could be hazardous because drivers didn’t pay much attention to pedestrians despite the recently changed street layout. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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