Tag Archives: Father

Snooze

Here is the first story for 2020’s 12 short stories in 12 months challenge. The prompt was “coalition” and the word count was 1,200. I usually like to make the prompt a central part of the story, but that didn’t happen this month. Everything about this was a struggle this month, so I hope it’s […]

An After Dinner Drink

                Gail had finished her dinner, but, like always, her father still had food on his plate.  She always got a head start as he never had everything ready when he thought he did.                 “Can I be excused, Daddy?”                 “Don’t you want to stay and talk?”                 “Ugh.  Okay.”                 “That’s not very […]