A little late this week because, well, Mondays. Yesterday was a bit more tiresome than usual due to my classes starting up again and the fact that I am from Jacksonville. It has given me a lot to think about, regarding gun rights and violence and racial disparity. I will write about it elsewhere but... Continue Reading →
Turns out, if you Google "small town", my hometown is right there on top. I look forward to seeing your stories and if you have any suggestions for tomorrow's playlist, add it in the comments.
Hi there. Well, now that we got off to a terrific start, let's keep the (flash fiction) party going. This week's prompt is SUMMER NIGHT(S), inspired by the heat wave that is baking my adopted homeland right now. As always, 500 words or less submitted by Thursday at 8 pm EST to firstname.lastname@example.org. And please... Continue Reading →
Hello and welcome to our eleventh week of flash fiction writing here at Mercurial Stories. This last weekend I bought a mood ring, a thin band that changes colors with my mood (okay, really it is my body temperature but it's still pretty and entertains my students and children). I was fascinated by mood rings... Continue Reading →
A real fiery mix this week. Hope you enjoy! https://open.spotify.com/user/12125323191/playlist/0ZAvsebxGte9ZgW6SQRwxH?si=O4nY2nESSha6nOs8H3p9dw
This week's playlist features Miles Davis, Soley, Lana Del Rey, The Who and many more wonderful sounds that bring the word "blue" to life. Hope you enjoy. Oh, and I am extending the deadline this week by one day. Mainly to give myself a chance to catch up. Happy writing. https://open.spotify.com/user/12125323191/playlist/0ZAvsebxGte9ZgW6SQRwxH?si=4BAWO4cuRC2iIYZklDHE4Q
This week, our prompt is: Trolls. They can be any sort of troll(s). Norweign, Russian, whatever you like. Just include troll(s) in your story. Remember, 500 words sent to email@example.com by Thursday. And if you can, remember to share our project with your friends. The more participants we get, the more reading we get to... Continue Reading →