Monthly Archives: February 2015

Throwback Thursday: Flash

  Jillian’s Dolly by Stacy Bennett Jillian’s chin rested in her hand as she sat on the stair listening to Uncle’s gruff voice, something about “that girl” and “rightful inheritance.” A whine tickled her ear, followed by a cold snuggle … Continue reading

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A Steampunk Request

I’m bringing back this lovely steampunk short that I originally wrote for the #DirtyGoggles Blog Hop (circa May 2013) at a friend’s request.  The Girl in the Glass  by Stacy Bennett The ghostly image flickered inside the glass tube as … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Post

Beautiful Distraction: When Your Prose Upstages Your Story   (Originally posted in December 2012.) Lately, I have been doing a lot of reading about writing.  Not just books but blog posts and essays and worksheets on everything from style to … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Flash

Third Time’s a Charm by Stacy Bennett Joel’s fingers curled around the small box in the pocket of his baggy shorts.  The sun was hot and his sweaty fingers stuck to the wrapping paper a little.  Sweat ran down his … Continue reading

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A Return to Flash

I haven’t written new flash fiction since my mother died two years ago this month.  What I’ve posted lately I had written prior to that.  Siobhan Muir’s Thursday Threads has always been a good challenge for me and so I … Continue reading

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TBT Flash: Goodbye Coffee

Goodbye Coffee by Stacy Bennett The front door jingled, but my eyes never left the swirling coffee in front of me. I wished again that I’d said no.  Booted footsteps stopped next to me.  Then, he slid into the booth and … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from the Gym

Usually I don’t “do” New Year’s resolutions. They’ve never worked for me.  Then again, I never considered that along with that RESOLUTION I might need a PLAN. Because, hell, why would I need a plan when I have resolve? Yeah, … Continue reading

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