FF: G is for Generations

CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY Mia’s grandmother warned her she would die this way: forgetting her coat and catching cold. “We did not bring you to America so that you could be a slob.” Mia will never realize her grandmother was wrong, after all. Her mistake? Being a little too attractive, a little […]

FF: Cookie!!!

CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY! GENRE: Fan Fiction/True Crime? WANTED: Short individual approximately 2’5″ in blue, fuzzy animal costume. Last seen driving away from Emmon’s Supermarket in a bright blue subcompact car full of packaged cookies. Suspected in connection with disappearance of all cookies from said store. Meanwhile….. Cookie Monster knows he has […]

FF: Leave the Light On

CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY Not sure if I’ll be back,but leave the light on.When every other light goes dark…. she thinks of his parting words. She remembers stories: oil that never ran out, hopes too strong to be quenched by physics. Sometimes, she wakes from dreams of him and, for a second, […]

FF: Music of the Night

Click the Frog to Join the Party Everyone knows where to go: the cold iron gates upon the hill. Bone-cold letters shift as you watch, saying to Abandon hope, lasciate ogne speranza. The first peoples found it. They lined the path with stones. From dawn to dusk, a drummer sounds the way on her bodhran. […]

FF: Fantasy vs. Reality

In my dreams, an editor will read my precious story, a jewel of 2,000-ish words, filled with luxurious descriptions and a finely-honed plot. They will read it and think: this story is perfect. Any publication would be honored to receive and publish such an incredible story. Please, allow us to publish your work unedited, they […]

FF: Some Instruction Required

CLICK THE FROG TO ADD YOUR STORY Sophia had never gardened before, but how hard could it be? So, she bought a toy rosebush with gorgeous pink florets and planted it. For a few years, the tiny bush grew, until one year it stopped flowering for no reason. Furious at being cheated, Sophia sliced the […]

FF: Bury the Dead

Click to join the ranks.  Presumed dead. Charlotte stares at the words. Now she is free to remarry, free to collect the insurance, to move on. “You did the right thing, mom. Dad would want you to do this, to move on.” One way or another, that is probably true. The chance that he will […]

FF: Pandemic Problems

Click Gollum to Join the fun. (He’s neither blue nor a frog  )  Days of endless monotony stretch into a seemingly endless horizon. When will this end? Scott turns to his wife, Julia. She is reading yet another book, sitting by the living room table. Soft white lights shed a cool glow on the wood-paneled living […]

FF: It’s The Little Things

Click the Frog to add your voice. I know what it’s like to lose someone. It’s that moment when you pick up the phone to ask your dad for stupid advice you would have ignored when you were younger. Or, you want to go for a walk, but the person you really want to walk […]

FF: Change the Channel?

Tap the frog to join the fun!  “Oh it’s that boring show again. Mommy, can’t you change the channel?” Monica has to fight back a laugh. “It’s not a show. It’s the news.” “What is news?” “It tells us what’s going on in the world.” She turns up the volume to hear the stock market […]