Sticks and Stones

How does the old saying go?  Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?  Sounds legit, right?  Well, maybe.  Sticks and stones might put you in the hospital but words can destroy you. Words are so incredibly powerful that governments feel the need to control them.  People fight for their […]

Flash Fiction Challenge: Always the Quiet Ones

Flash Fiction Challenge: Write a story using the following line: “She was one of the quiet ones.” Try to stick to around 1000 words or less. Sarah leaned back against the crumbling wall of her apartment.  Dust and debris were released into the surrounding air and floated slowly, languidly down, down, down to the floor.  […]