Indiglow – Written for ThursThreads – 9th Anniversary Edition

As some of you know, I have an ongoing love for FlashFiction aka Fiction you can read in a flash – I’ve written some that are as short as a tweet, and some up to 500 words. In the world of FlashFiction contests – It’s not just writing, it’s a puzzle,  it’s trying to tell […]

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A Year Among The Stars – Update

Wow. This year has really vanished . Things have been interesting lately. I’ve been working on multiple projects – First, there was the Christmas Anthology that was– then there was the Anthology that wasn’t. Communications kinda fell apart and I was writing and working but I got forgotten. Yeah- that happens. So, I ended up […]

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A Year Among the Stars – Allegory

I’m attending a writer’s retreat this weekend and one of the exercises for overcoming writer’s block was to look at a picture and put an element from the picture into your story – you don’t need to include it – but I think I’ll keep it…  My picture prompt was a kitten… and this was […]

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This week’s Thursday’s Threads entry

Every week Siobhan Muir runs #ThursThreads – a Flash fiction contest that runs from 7 AM  Time to 8 PM Mountain Time. The prompt is chosen from a line from the previous week’s winning tale, and you must include the prompt in the story – you cannot change the tense and the only thing you […]

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334-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

November 29th, 2552 – Clash of the Titans Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Today started out badly, we jumped into one of the places where the fleet might have been only to find a lot of wreckage and no sign of our people. The wreckage was a combination of Parataph and Ani craft with a […]

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326-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

November 21st, 2552 – Diplomacy Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Watching the face-off yielded very few answers, other than the fact that the attacking fleet were allied to the Ani, who’d decided that the Parataph were to blame for the almost destruction of the Ani. The fact that the remnants of the Ani were in […]

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324-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

November 19th, 2552 – The sign of the bobble-headed lizard Escape Pilot Kat James Reporting Today Lil’bit acted as a compass directing me through the world between regular space and the void. I’m not sure exactly where he was heading but he took me through the turns and eddies of space leading me towards an […]

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317-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

November 12th, 2552 – Mechanic Convict Consriptee Kat James Reporting Today I was elevated from cleaning crew to mechanic when one of the doors stuck and I was able to not only fix it but augment its functionality. As near as I can tell the Parataph never saw a need for hydraulic lifts on doors […]

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300-Valkyrie’s View: A Year Among the Stars

October 26th, 2552 or January 2553, maybe 2650? – Sub-currents Pilot/Explorer/Envoy Kat “S-Kat” James Reporting It’s one thing when you’re the one being railroaded— the universe is like that and let’s face it, it’s how I got here in the first place. But not one, but 3 or 4 different species are being maneuvered like […]

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