Recommended Flash Fiction Stories of The Week


Don’t you just love it when a good story comes across your desk, pops up on your Kindle, or handed to you? I know I do; that is why I enjoy sharing them with you.

The thermometer is dropping lower, and the thick pajamas are coming out; along with hot toddies. But, it’s the perfect time to pull a chair by the fire and enjoy a story.

Up this week:

The Mohair Coat by Amanda O’Callaghan – Flash Fiction 500 – Second Quarter 2016 Winner

Priorities by Madeleine Ritzker – Mash Stories Short List

The Perfect Employee by Claudia Brooke – Mash Stories Short List

Notes to Self: One Week Out  by Laura Ruth Loomis – WOW Winter 2016 Runner-up

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Fall Leaves

Check out my latest flash fiction story; Fall Leaves on The Drabble.


By Sheila M. Good

The weight of Kayla’s backpack was nothing compared to the disappointment of finding Ben with Selma. God, she felt stupid. She kicked the leaves covering the path, unaware of the muffled footsteps behind her.

He came from nowhere pulling her into the deserted park. She didn’t have the chance to scream. He threw her backpack to the ground scattering leaves like colorful confetti.
“Strip,” he said.

The ground, like the steel blade of his knife, felt cold against her skin.

Kayla squeezed her eyes, dug her nails into the bed of leaves, and prayed for an early spring.

Bio: Sheila M. Good is a writer from South Carolina. Her work has appeared in Blasting News, Angie’s Diary, Every Writer’s Resource, Every Day Fiction, Downer Magazine, WOW – The Muffin. She’s been featured on the No Extra Words Podcast, and

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