Flash fiction about a group of campers rebelling against a tyrannical counselor.
On a trip back home from night fishing, An old man and his grandson come across a deer, dead but standing,in the middle of the road.
A double-amputee reads a self-help book to find the strength within himself.
Someone's been sending nasty letters all over town. Sarah figures out it's old Ms. Jackson, and plans to kill her plants for revenge, but there's more in Ms. Jackson's closet than just pruning shears.
Flash fiction story, written as a landlord's communication log between themselves and their tenants.
It's a story about gratitude for being helped when help was needed. It switches narrators and moves through time (it is NOT a time travel story).
A comet, an earthquake, a broken mirror. Something wicked this way comes.
A very clever babysitter invents an urban legend to take control of a difficult babysitting situation.
What lurks beneath the old farmhouse?
So, the mandatory shelter-in-place and self-isolation are getting to me. However, I can't help but wonder what will happen when everyone leaves their homes. This is my nightmare.
An unnamed narrator hears voices
What could possibly drive a young girl to the streets? And what makes them so angry and self-destructive?
On a cold Sunday morning, a man makes a tough situation. And he calls the person who will care the most.
I Would Still Be an Active Serial Killer if I Hadn't Been Forced Out By Age Discrimination (387 words)
A serial killer faces age discrimination. Humor.
A man in a remote location is stung by a scorpion and must find his way back to his girlfriend.
This is a story I wrote about the theme obscenity.
Mars looks like heaven in all the advertisements. But what's it like when you actually get there? Find out in MARS, a satire of the way our culture sells parenthood.
Two characters go to lunch.
What I want to do with my flash fiction is with as few words possible make the most emotional impact on the reader. I choose techniques to draw in the reader as quickly as possible, rip the soul from
This is a rough draft of a short short story I'm working on. Feedback appreciated.
New world future where "eco-threats" must be destroyed.
This is my best current stab at the flash fiction format. It is set in the nearish future, on the west coast of what was America.
Recently divorced, Mona longs for adventure in the Las Vegas. But after entering a contest to marry Elvis Presley, she finds out she's gotten more than she bargained for.
This is a story about a girl's disconnection from those around her while living in a haze of pharmaceuticals.
mark william mills
A woman makes friends with a thing she should have ignored.