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Slightly Redacted Excerpt from They All Died Smiling for Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction Writing Challenge

April 19th, 2019

This week’s photo prompt perfectly lent itself to my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, which is available everywhere online, offline, and in libraries. The image of a city street in winter mde me think of the opening. Ok, I didn’t succumb to the political hot term du jour. It’s slightly redacted to make the 100 words, but not much. Wanna try it? Just click the Friday Fictioneers link below and create your own story. Hear it on the Magical Stories by Ronda Del Boccio Podcast! You can now hear me read these stories as the Magical Stories by Ronda Del Boccio... Read More

Indistinct for Weekend Writing Prompt 94

February 23rd, 2019

Here’s another VERY short piece. COme play if you’d like to join the challenge. Indistinct By Ronda Del Boccio Read More Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInPinterestTumblrPrintLike this:Like Loading... Read More

Flash Fiction: We Are Heard | For Fandango Flash Fiction Challenge Feb 18, 2019

February 21st, 2019

Here’s anoter Flash Fiction tale inspired by a photo prompt, with my thanks. We Are Heard Read More Share this:TwitterFacebookLinkedInPinterestTumblrPrintLike this:Like Loading... Read More

Treat Thief | Flash Ficttion

February 4th, 2019
Flash fiction image showing lightning

Welcome! Here’s a little story snack, aka flash fiction for you. The Inspiration I love pulling characters from my books, and this time, I borrowed a situation featuring Kassidy Spence, heroin of the paranormal novel They All Died Smiling. This is from the second book, Hypnotic Deception, from when she is baking like a mad woman to help prepare for the engagement party of her brother (really a cousin but Aunt Beck raised her.)   The Photo Promjpt PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot   The Story “ Treat Thief By Ronda Del Boccio For Friday Fictioneers 3 May 2019 Genre: Mainstream story... Read More

Wool Gathering | Weekend Writing Prompt #92 from Sammi Cox

February 3rd, 2019

The weekend writing prompt is a different short word count each week. This one took me back to a playground incident after which I never heard the bell ring. I suddenly realized I was the last child on the playground. Wool Gathering | Weekend Writing Prompt #92 By Ronda Del Boccio 36 words Mrs. Parker wouldn’t let me stay in and read. I trudged onto the playground for my least favorite, recess. Watching my sneakers, I walked the edge. In real life, I whirl around and become Wonder Woman.   Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL Life!! Ronda Del Boccio Award winning author, photographer and... Read More

Flash Fiction Weekend Writing Prompt 90: Furrowed | Furrowed Fields

January 19th, 2019

A friend started participating in this weekend writing challenge, and it looked like fun, so I’m playing! This wee’s Weekend Writing Prompt #90 is “furrowed.” Want to try your hand at a 40-word story? Follow the link and have fun! In this story, you’ll meet young Kassidy during her first year living with Aunt Beck, Uncle Walt, and their 4 boys. She’s the heroine of my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling. Furrowed Fields By Ronda Del Boccio I clang the bell. Tired workers come for supper. Rocky pulls my braid. “Wash,” Aunt Beck commands.... Read More

Flash Fiction Story: Boots and Baked Goods | Friday Fictioneers 21 Dec. 2018

December 22nd, 2018

Welcome to another “flash fiction” story, a complete tale in u100 words or less.   If you want totry your hand, feel encouraged to come play! It’s one of the very best ways to improve your writing skills. lus, you get the satisfaction of comploeting a whole story in ot that much time. Boots and Baked Goods By Ronda Del boccio For Friday Fictioneers, 21 December, 2018 Word Count: 98 Genre: Mainstream/paranormal. No demons in this story, but it’s from the sequel to they All Died Smiling, a paranormal/urban fantasy novel. Note: In this story, Reluctant Demon Hunter Kassidy... Read More

Flash Fiction: Gifts from the Garage | for Friday Fictioneers December 14, 2018

December 13th, 2018

Here’s this week’s flash fiction. It will take you a minute to read, and it’s a complete story. Gifts from the Garage By Ronda Del Boccio for Friday Fictioneers, 14 December, 2018 Word Count: 99 Genre: mainstream, but from the world of They All Died Smiling. You’re meeting more of Kassidy’s adoptive family today. JJ and Dave are her brothers in her heart, 2 of Aunt Beck & Uncle Walt’s 4 song. JJ and Dave are 2 of hte 4 cousins that were brothers to Kassidy growing up. Two of Aunt Beck’s boys. You met her in a previous story titled Phoeix Flowers. Copyright... Read More

Flash Fiction: Little Rock | Friday Fictioneers Dec. 7, 2018

December 6th, 2018

This is flash fiction, a 100-word story. In this week’s story, you’ll encounter young Russ and Uncle Walt,from last week’s story, “The New Girl,” and you meet the new girl herself,young Kassidy. In my paranormal Urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, from the Reluctant Demon Hunter series, Kassidy tells her roommate Julie about the time Russ ran away to go to the city. Here’s the flash fiction version of that tale.Ronda Del Boccio, author PHOTO PROMPT © Dawn M. Miller Little Rock By Ronda Del Boccio For FridayFictioneers, December 7, 2018 Genre: Mainstream... Read More

Flash Fiction Story: The New Girl | Friday Fictioneers, 30 Nov., 2018

November 29th, 2018

I’ve been working on a novel this month, yet I’ve loved writing these short stories. This is another one from the world of Kassidy Spence from the Reluctant Demon Hunter story. It’s yet another mundane tale…um…mainstream. Can you believe it? HA! It comes from right after Aunt Beck and Uncle Walt took her in, when she was 7. You meet Uncle Walt (dead before They All Died Smiling), and a young Russell Higgins. Here is the photo prompt. PHOTO PROMPT © Nick Allen …and here is the flash fiction story. The New Girl By Ronda Del Boccio for Friday Fictioneers... Read More

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