Hannah Cane has taken the underground competitive thumb wrestling world by storm. Her intellect, improvisation, and unrelenting willpower plays a role in defeating her opponents with such efficiency that she’s been nicknamed “The Machine.” At the championship match, however, she’s accused of fraudulence. Is there any way an average sized woman could somehow cheat her way to victory against men twice her size? The answer will surprise you.
In this short story, a man at a comic book shop discovers a box full of his favorite childhood superhero toys. As he rummages through them, he meets a stranger with a real super power. Although brief, this tale will inspire you, tickle you, and remind you that real heroes surround us every minute of the day. (Humor/Inspirational/Family Life)
Cupid’s got a bit of a problem. He now appears old and decrepit, and he’s lost his will to spark romance. In fact, on St. Valentine’s Day, he’s content to merely mope on a park bench, sulking. What has brought Cupid to this lowly state, and is there any way Bernie and Patti can renew his vigor to unite lovers? (Humor/Holiday/Love)
This is one of those stories that came to me and I had to write it. While I’m personally satisfied with it and find it technically sound, I have no idea if it will connect with an audience. Let me know what you think!
Do you have football on the brain? Do you enjoy short stories? How do you feel about having your heartstrings pulled? If you answered all of these questions in the affirmative, I hope you’ll check out my piece of flash fiction entitled “Why We Won.” Just scroll down for links to Kindle and Nook and download for only ninety-nine cents!
After five years of winning football state championships, a quarterback laces up for his last game. He and his team are brothers, and they know how much rides on each and every game. For them, winning is very much a matter of life or death. (Family Saga/Sports)