Good morning! It is time for week six of Monday Mini Mysteries! This is the last short story mystery I will be posting in this series, and I hope to leave you going "hmmm..." at the end of this one. It is inspired by two sentences: "In a bookshop, she sees a book with her... Continue Reading →
It's Monday again, and that means it's time for another Monday Mini Mystery! I didn't use a single prompt as a jumping-off point for this story. Instead, it is inspired by: the prevalence of all things Anne of Green Gables, this list of mythological creatures, and a Spotify playlist titled "Chilled Classical" (this playlist really is... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Monday Mini Mystery week four! Monday Mini Mystery is a series I am writing for the month of October. Every Monday I am supposed to post a new short story mystery-but the story I wrote for week two turned into a three-part saga, so the story below is the conclusion of that. You... Continue Reading →
Last week I shared the beginning of a short story titled Exploration. I had not finished the story yet, and I assumed that this week I would be able to post its ending. However, as I kept writing...and kept writing...I again went way over the word limit I had set for myself. So, today I... Continue Reading →
Synopsis: Madeline (Maddie) Blake is not like other PIs. She has a unique gift, the ability under certain circumstances to bridge time and relive events that have already happened. When a heartbroken mother calls from Seattle and begs for her help in locating her missing daughter, Maddie cannot refuse. Yet it soon becomes apparent that someone will go... Continue Reading →
When I first came up with the idea for writing Monday Mini Mysteries, the thought crossed my mind that it might not be easy. I expected to spend time staring blankly at a screen and scrolling through countless prompts in order to find the one that inspired me the most. I did not, however, anticipate... Continue Reading →
This week begins the Autumn edition of "Monday Mini"! As explained in last weeks Monday Mini post, for the next few weeks Monday Mini will be Monday Mini Mysteries: approximately every Monday I will find a prompt, write a short story mystery, and share it here. Please keep in mind, I have not written fiction... Continue Reading →
The changing of a season seems as good a time as any to tweak things here as well, even though on the internet you can't tell that the sun is setting earlier, temperatures do not seem to climb as high, or that spiders lurk in nearly every dark outdoor corner.