Let Freedom Ring (FFF)

Ahhh…the 50s. The epitome of “America” at a time when things were just so damned…well…American. The fashion, the technology, the language, the “proper niceness”. A perfect facade for reality. Yesterday, I rewatched Revolutionary Road, and so today, for Flash Fiction Friday, the era of the 50s was fresh in my mind. Picture a perfectly groomed lawn, a…

An Open Window

Key Words:  Late, Eager, Word Limit:  250 (there’s not much time)Forbidden Words:   Anticipation, Wet, Hurry!   It’s Flash Fiction Friday, folks! Let’s see where this one takes us. My writing process with prompts is really just to start writing and follow the lead of the words. I often am just as surprised by the outcome…

FFF – Independence Day

  Key Word – Independence or Independence Day Word Limit – 237 (exactly!) Forbidden Word – Fireworks (check) Extra Credit – Put the action on July 5 She looked at the parking lot full of cars, people mingling around and through them to get to the doors of the church.  All that polyester and wool.  Men and women held tightly by conformity.  So put together. She looked down at her own formal attire.  The expected white dress, simple and unimpressive….just like Michael. How had she let it get this far?  The unspoken words screamed in her head, and she began to feel more and more confined by…

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