It Happens

I think writing flash fiction is great mental exercise. I’ll be taking this 100-word story to my critique group Monday evening to see what they have to say. What do you think? She kicks gravel into the koi pond. A step away, he gazes at the moon. Their...

Lonesome Dog

Here’s another 100-word story. I will welcome your feedback. Lonesome Dog By Laura McHale Holland I pass a lonesome dog on the sidewalk. Well, I think he’s lonesome, but that’s probably me projecting, thinking the critter has feelings he doesn’t have. I like...

A fun 100-word story

Last month I included a new 100-word story in a letter I sent out to my subscribers. I asked that they not post the story anywhere on the web because I was thinking of submitting it to an online zine or two. Most people were kind enough to respect my wishes, but one...

There Was A Time

Here’s a new 100-word story. Why not write your own story about a mother and son and add it as a comment? 100 words, no more, no less. A little discipline, a lot of fun. There Was A Time By Laura McHale Holland She buys chocolate for her son, 70 percent cacao,...

Palomino

Here’s the story I wrote to accompany Elizabeth Wonacott’s installation of horse paintings at the Healdsburg Center for the Arts. The story is in a little booklet with poems and other stories inspired by her paintings.   Palomino By Laura McHale...

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