Some Unexpected #FlashFiction: “The Little Girl in the Pond”

The Little Girl in the Pond https://www.instagram.com/p/BWipJIsjtlo/ In a pond surrounded by a green, lush field there lived a little girl. Her eyes were the endless dark of a heart's worst secret and the depths where sunlight never traveled. Her hair was the dark green of the snatching, wrapping weeds that lurked below the surface, … Continue reading Some Unexpected #FlashFiction: “The Little Girl in the Pond”

More Instagram Stories. No, Not *Those* Stories. Actual Stories!

One of the things I failed to notice when I started writing stories on Instagram is the annoying little feature the platform launched to kill Snapchat called...wait for it...Instagram Stories. the idea behind that feature is that users -- we, really -- will post pictures and videos throughout the day that, when viewed sequentially, will … Continue reading More Instagram Stories. No, Not *Those* Stories. Actual Stories!

Can You Write Flash Fiction on Instagram? I Did. Come and See!

Over the past week, in an effort to find places to write flash stories other than a web site or Twitter, I've experimented with writing Instagram. I like IG and spend roughly as much time there as many folks do on Facebook, so off I went. Aaaaaaaand I ran into a couple problems. First, IG has no … Continue reading Can You Write Flash Fiction on Instagram? I Did. Come and See!