The Flash Fiction Challenge: 3 More Short Stories…From Joe

In my last post, I revealed a Flash Fiction Challenge my coworker and I underwent. We created a 350-word (or less) story per day based off of Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day. The word had to either be mentioned in the story somewhere or the story could be centered around the word.

I’ve shared three of my stories. Here are three of his.

a brown, black, and white dog lying in the grass
Joe’s dog, Bassi, because cute animals

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The Flash Fiction Challenge: Three of My Shortest Short Stories

Do you receive Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day? I do, and I’ve thought for awhile now that it would be really awesome to do a flash fiction story with the Word of the Day.

I recently convinced my fellow writer friend/coworker Joe to embark on a 10 Days of Flash Fiction Challenge with me, so I thought I would share a few of our favorites. I’m including three of my stories here, and three of his in the next blog post.

a pen writing the words once upon a time

And, bonus: For one of mine, I’m also going to share my brainstorming thoughts on how I came up with the idea in hopes of motivating other writers out there; I’ll share a tiny bit of background info for the other two.

Coming up with new ideas can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be if you keep your mind open and continue asking questions.

Disclaimer: I swear.

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Difference between: cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes

Looking for cherry tomatoes at the grocery store and finding grape instead? Wondering what the difference between the two is? Today we’re taking a look at these delectable little members of the tomato family as we find out the difference between cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes.

a close up of cherry tomatoes
Babyboomer100 / Pixabay

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Where I get opinionated about Thanksgiving, gun control, and more

Confession time: I recently wrote out a whole blog post with my unpopular opinion on a relevant issue today and I decided not to post it. I’m glad I didn’t, too.

But you know what? I think sometimes I play it too safe, and am overly quiet. But I have a voice, I have opinions, and I have a convenient platform here with which to express them.

Here are my thoughts on: stores being open on Thanksgiving, the woman who recently gave the finger to the president’s motorcade, and gun control.

an open sign in front of a shop

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