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Tag: Drabble

Drabble: Learning to Fly

by Throw yourself at the ground and miss. That’s what Arthur Dent had done, what the Whale and Petunia hadn’t managed. Satire, wonderfully brilliant and completely appropriate as Alyssa watched the ground rising to meet her. After the inevitable Tom Petty, a horrid lyric leapt to mind. He jumped from…

Dabbling in Drabbles

by The drabble is an interesting length: a story told in exactly 100 words. I’ve played with this length before, but most often as a side project to keep being creative while I worked something else, something more important, out in my head. I’m going to try working at this…

The Doorbell Rang

by A quick little bite of fiction for Friday… The doorbell rang. Harvey stared at the front door, dreading what might stand on the other side.  What horror might await the unwary?  A salesman?  Perhaps one thinly disguised offering a prize or special discount.  Or the young variety, fundraising with…