Of Unicorns

Of Unicorns

What do we know of the lives of unicorns? Wrapped in myth and legend, these elegant animals exist in our imaginations, art and on the fringes. Often associated with rainbows, unicorns distinguish themselves from their horse cousins with a single horn. Writers chased...
February 22: Flash Fiction Challenge

February 22: Flash Fiction Challenge

White stretches all the way to nowhere. The apex kisses the horizon in secret and white cannot be separated from white like marble lips locked in eternity. Lady Lake is Michelangelo and sculpts her Superior domain into classical form. This is Keweenaw Bay. Highway 2...
Darling, I’m Exhausted!

Darling, I’m Exhausted!

Waves of weariness break us down like a beach, robbing us of of our mental, physical, spiritual and emotional sand. The following selection of flash fiction rises up to the challenge of showing exhaustion. Writers crafted everything from the first push of birth to the...
Darling, I’m Exhausted!

The Fantastical

We found out that unicorns and rainbows aren’t always lollipops and sunshine. Darkness encroaches, mysteries unfold and heroes face challenges. Writers rework old mythologies¬† into new ones. The fantastical becomes believable with concrete and sensual details,...
Darling, I’m Exhausted!

June 4: Flash Fiction Challenge

A milestone post–#100 for Carrot Ranch. And this is the 14th flash fiction challenge. Thank you for reading and participating! Last week netted another compilation of stories as flashy and minute as minnows in a stream. Each week I feel child-like in the...