The Five Crowns and Colonel’s Sabre

Every year for the past few years, I've re-written a holiday story through a queer lens, retelling it as a way to retroactively tell stories to my younger self that include people like me. The first year, I wrote "Dolph," (a retelling of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer). Then I wrote "Frost," (a retelling of Frosty … Continue reading The Five Crowns and Colonel’s Sabre

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December Flash Fiction Draw Roundup

And here we are! At the end of a year-long experiment in flash fiction writing, stretching writerly brain muscles and trying new genres completely at random. On the off chance this is the first month you’ve been visiting here, and if you’ve not read a roundup post before, the Flash Fiction Draw is a randomized card-draw I've been … Continue reading December Flash Fiction Draw Roundup

The Pevensie Academy Boys — A Flash Fiction Draw Challenge

Here’s my entry for the final Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (the post for the original December draw is here). In case you didn’t know about this challenge, there’s a video here explaining (and showing the monthly draw), but the quick version is this: I use three suits from a deck of cards to randomly put together a genre … Continue reading The Pevensie Academy Boys — A Flash Fiction Draw Challenge