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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

Flash Fiction: Dance | Friday Fictioneers 23 Nov, 2018

November 26th, 2018

Welcome to another flash fiction story. That means super short. This one’s 98 words of a maximum 100 for Friday Fictioneers. Anyone’s welcome to come play. It’s fun to see what other authors do looking at the same photo for inspiration. I don’t get to read as many of the participants’ tales as I’d like, but I enhjoy what I read. This week, I once again borrowed Kassidy, hte spunky young widow from the paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling. Here is the photo prompt: PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson (Many thanks for the gracious loan of your... Read More

Flash Fiction: Phoenix Flowers | Friday Fictioneers, 16 November, 2018

November 15th, 2018

Here’s another flash fiction short story for you!  Here’s the Friday Fictioneers  photo prompt. PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields  Phoenix Flowers Genre: Mainstream (Wh-wh-whaaaaaat? I wrote a mundane story? Yup. Although, a paranormal culprit could be behind the fire that destroyed the town.) Word count: 100. “You can do this, Aunt Beck.” She slashed a tear from her eye. I squeezed her knee. “I know.” “Kass, I can’t do this.” She clutched the door handle. “Stay with me.” “I’ll stay here.” “Half the town’s gone.” Stubborn woman. “You... Read More

Flash Fiction: The Bones of My Vision | Friday Fictioneers 9 Nov., 2018

November 13th, 2018

I keep wanting to participate in Friday Fictioneers then not managing to do it. So finally, Rochelle, here is another story. I’m guilty of an abundance of life. heehee. I’m sure everyone can relate. Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog challenge in which you write a 100-word or less story based on a photo prompt. Here is this week’s PHOTO PROMPT © J.S. Brand And here is my story. The Bones of My Vision 92 words By Ronda Del Boccio (c) 2018 I sat in my circle of salty tears, seeking a vision on a moon-dark night. “What’s next?” I paced the circle for warmth and wisdom. “Yup,... Read More

Friday Fictioneers 9 March, 2018: Guardian

March 11th, 2018

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly blog challenge that lets you write a 100- word (or less) flash fiction story that relates to a photo prompt. Please find the original post  and photo prompt on RochelleWisoff.com. After the story, I will share my inspiration. Guardian Genre:  Mundane fiction “The perfect tribute, n’est pa?” Amber snuggled into Pierre. Lilac scent on the breeze kissed them. Pierre let out a long, slow breath. “C’est bizarre.” Amber squirmed around to face him. “Bizarre? Why? Papa loved this place.” She broke free and distanced herself. With an expansive gesture,... Read More

Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction : Curb Appeal Feb. 23, 2018

February 21st, 2018

Friday Fictioneers Flash Fiction Story for Feb. 23. Photo prompt: Genre: Contemporary Fiction (I call it mundane fiction)) Curb Appeal Marie parked and prayed. Ten houses matched their specs, but Miss Picky said no to all, one because of a mad ghost. A ghost. What a nut case. This one was perfect. “Jen, this home has your ideal kitchen, and Chris, your work shed.” “Sounds promising.” He smiled “Y—“She stopped and stared. Marie tracked Jen’s gaze to a single dead rose balancing atop its stem. Jen shook her head hard enough to send her sunglasses flying. “I can’t. It has... Read More

Dreaming Up Stories Literally!

February 6th, 2017

Writing is a funny business. I never know what will spark my imagination It could be anything from a line on a TV show to a song lyric to an encounter at the grocery store to a misty morning… to a dream. Yep, I have actually dreamed up stories. The Assassin and the Prince, one of my fantasy novellas, is just such a tail…and tale. While the purrsonality of feline assassin Aree owes inspiration to my former companion, Tica, that’s where the connection to anything here in earth reality ends. My Muse gifted me with an exquisitely detailed dream about this assassin who found what... Read More