Category Archives: Drabble

discussion group for 100 word fiction

Topic Post – Week Four, February

Hello Brigit’s Flame, Today I give you the final prompt in our February event – The Shortest Tales for the Shortest Month. “Ha!—would a madman have been so wise as this?” The line comes from Poe’s story The Tell-Tale Heart. … Continue reading

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The Drabble As A Writing Exercise

The prospect of writing short stories stumped me during my early years at the Flame. My burgeoning vision of BEING A WRITER did not include the concept of “short”. I wanted to write sweeping trilogies! Two thousand words for an … Continue reading

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Topic Post – Week Two, February

PBJ you be my jelly, i’ll be your peanut butter — let’s stick together! – Betsy Snyder     For the month of February, we will be hosting a series of weekly mini contests for drabbles. If you are unfamiliar, … Continue reading

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Topic Post – Week One, February

Curiouser & Curiouser Curiouser & curioser grew the child in you. Wishing for a rabbit hole she might, headlong, trip into. Down & Down dreams to buffet the fall. Wonder at the bottom wells starlight beckons down the hall. Writing … Continue reading

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