Category Archives: Flash of Magic

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Bravery Comes in All Shapes

Starting the Flash of Magic posts today – I plan to write a tiny little story every week, following writing prompts. And since I love fantasy, those tales might have a bit of magic in them. Today’s prompt: bravery, eagle, … Continue reading

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The Egg

You see, here’s this egg. It’s a strange one. It’s not like a bird egg. It’s all craggy and wrinkly and rough. I’ve seen and handled enough bird eggs to know this is not one. And yet, it’s an egg. … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: “Dad’s Helping Hand”

I wrote this last week, but it’s the perfect Halloween story. Enjoy! ********************** Leonie decided to go to her father’s grave, to ask for his help. She always did that when stuck in a difficult spot, and it was almost … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: The Summoning

Well, demons are the favorite playthings of some summoners. Not all of them, as you can see. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Carefully, Daron drew the pentacle with holy chalk. Then he lit the candles one by one, closing the circle with the calling … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: My Friend

Water had always been my friend. Until today. Today, it had become my enemy. Alone in the sea, my boat sinking to the bottom, I knew that water would kill me. It was just a matter of time. For now, … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: Alchemist’s Dream

He was so close. The residue in the glass had gleamed in such a way he knew making gold was in his grasp. Once again he mixed fluids, heated them gently, stirred them diligently. This time, he would add one … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: Perfect Murder

The mud moved, heaved and bubbled. Parts of it solidified, grew, rose from the murky depth. Round bulbs elongated, turned into a head, and arms. The creature rose further, stretched into the air and finally stood on its own two … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: Gryphon Harvest

(Yep, it’s Saturday. These things happen. Posting a story anyway.) It was hot in the steppe. High buttes reached up to the sky, dotting the steppe. Selina had come to climb up to the top of one. Only here did … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: Mage Wars

I couldn’t believe my eyes when Mom threw our bedding into the big wagon, while Dad hitched the horses to it in great haste. “But… but it’s summer. We don’t travel in summer.” I gestured towards the fields. “We do … Continue reading

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Flash Friday: The Halfwit

“Rain!” his high voice wailed. “But, Dayda, the rain season is over. See, the sky is blue.” “Bad rain!” Dayda looked frantic. I didn’t know what to do with him. He was the family halfwit, and today he was in … Continue reading

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