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Waiting: Paranormal Romance Flash Fiction

June 28th, 2019
Flash fiction image showing lightning

With a friend visiting and an intense, though short, trip to California, I’ve been out of the loop for a bit. Now that my life is back to what I laughingly call “normal,” here’s another Friday Fictioneers flash fiction story. If you would like to play, you may! Just follow the link to the 28 June 2019 post, look at the photo prompt, and follow the instructions. Having a writing prompt is a great way to hone writing skill. Having only 100 words teaches you to make every single word count. The Photo PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz The Inspiration What if you meet the soulmate... Read More

Primitive Savages | Flash Fiction

May 30th, 2019
The Peace Seed Cover

Hello and thank  you for stopping by. May I tell you a story? This is flash fiction, a complete tale in 100 words, for Friday Fictioneers blog challenge. If you wanna come play, feel free! Here’s the link for the 31 may 2019 challenge. The Photo Prompt Here’s the picture. A story need only touch on it in some way. PHOTO PROMPT © Susan Eames My Inspiration I saw this picture and thought how so many settlers historically considered the indigenous people to be “primitive.” This still happens today, unfortunately, and not just with settlers/conquerors. The Story Primitive... Read More

Flash Fiction: I Can’t Be Grace

May 28th, 2019
Covers of They All Died Smiling

Hello, and welcome! Thanks for stopping by. This is a work of flash fiction, a 100-word short story inspired by… The Friday Fictioneers Photo Prompt for 27 May 2019 PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll The Inspiration I love bringing in characters and situations from, or from the back-story of,  my paranormal romance novel They All Died Smiling. Our hero Kassidy (grown and widowed in the book) struggles with whether or not to use the very spiritual gift that has brought her nothing but heartache and betrayal all her life. This book is available everywhere online and in bookstores and libraries. As... Read More

stay in Your Lane | Flash Memoir

May 15th, 2019

Welcome, and th anks for stopping by! I call this story a “flash memoir” because it’s not flash fiction, but it’s flash – VERY short! The Photo Prompt Sometimes I have to call Rochelle, the blog challenge host, and ask… “Can you clue me in about what’s in that picture, please?” This week, no For my visually impaired readers, it’s an indoor swimming pool with he lanes and markers. PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields The Inspiration I saw the swimming lane photo and thought of how many times I’ve been told, “Stay in your... Read More

Flash Fiction: Freedom on the Rocks: Excerpt from the Forbidden Chapter of They All Died Smiling by Ronda Del Boccio

May 10th, 2019
Picture of 3 birds reading books

Welcome, and thank you for visiting! This is a flash fiction story for Friday Fictioneers, a weekly writing challenge based on a photo writing prompt. Wanna play? You’re most welcome to join in the fun! Get the prompt and participation instructions here. The Photo Writing Prompt PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays The Inspiration: The photo reminded me of a scene from the prologue of They All Died Smiling My publisher wouldn’t print it, so the only way to read it is either the redacted version of this scene here (to accommodate the 100-word limit) or by subscribing to receive free stories.... Read More

Dolphin Ally | Flash Fiction

April 25th, 2019
Flash fiction image showing lightning

Welcome to another one of my Magical Stories. The photo writing prompt for Friday Fictioneers 25 April 2019 inspired this one. This flash fiction story is 100 words. If you want to come play, please feel free to join us! The Photo Inspiration This is an excerpt from a mystical tale about a young Dolphin Ally concerned with the human he is destined to guide. It’s from my story  “Into the Bubble.” The Photo Prompt PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook The Story: Dolphin Ally by Ronda Del Boccio Genre: Mystical/Metaphysical Word count: 100 “I can’t reach my ward.” Sunny pokes my... Read More

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

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

Flash Fiction: Excerpt from They All Died Smiling | Friday Fictioneers 25 January 2019

January 24th, 2019

This is a flash fiction story for the Friday Fictioneers writing challenge that author Rochelle Wisoff-Fields hosts each week. Anyone can play, including you! You get a photo prompt ad write whatever that image calls to your mind. For me, this week’s image made me think of my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They  All Died Smiling, available online, in libraries, and in bookstores everywhere. While researching instances of people who died violently with smiles on their faces, reluctant demon hunter and busybody Kassidy Spence comes across this news story in the Stone County Gazette. (And... Read More

Flash Fiction: When One Door Closes

January 19th, 2019

This is actually a book excerpt from my WIP Hypnotic Deception, sequel to They All Died Smiling, which is available in digital and print everywhere you love to get your books. And yes, I ended it the way I did on purpose. No spoilers! When One Door Closes By Ronda Del Boccio for Friday Fictioneers, 18 January 2019 Word count: 100 Genre: Paranormal/Urban Fantasy PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Pen poised in my trembling hand, I read the contract, trying to make sense of the words, of their implication. Is this what I want? They say when one door closes, another opens. Well, Randy’s death shattered... Read More

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