Micro Fiction: Voter’s Remorse

Voter’s Remorse By Sara Codair “I can’t answer that! You’ll beat me up!” He looked up at Evvie, wondering if he needed to get down on his knees and beg. She was as arrogant as she beautiful, as passionate as she was tall, and as violent as she was smart.They had been dating for a coupleContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Voter’s Remorse”

Micro Fiction: Be Better by Sara Codair

Note: This piece was originally written for Cracked Flash’s weekly writing contest. It didn’t win, but I still thought it was worth sharing since it is one of the first pieces I’ve written using gender neutral pronouns. I’ve been researching them for a while and often feel that if they were more known, I wouldContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Be Better by Sara Codair”

Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake

Earlier in the week, I blogged about a rejection I received for this story. No matter what I tell myself, at the end of the day, it really is fan fiction, and I need to stop sending it to places that don’t publish fan fiction. It belongs here, on my blog, where any one canContinue reading “Flash Fiction: George and the Fatal Mistake”

Micro Fiction: Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window

Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window By Sara Codair Congealed sugar crystals. Bubbles captured in amber. Spider webs waiting to trap unsuspecting flies. A perfectly round path to another world where your blood isn’t splattered all over the sofa, sinking into the deepest part of the cushion staining pure white stuffing red. In that otherContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Bullet Hole in a Yellow Window”

Micro Essay: Treasure Hunter

Treasure Hunter by Sara Codair Waves are locked in ice on a silver day while dreams of summer stroll the shore. The gulls still sing but the tourists are gone. It’s just me who’s crazy enough to comb the beach today, searching for shells and glass hidden beneath the snow. I bend down. My unglovedContinue reading “Micro Essay: Treasure Hunter”

Micro Essay: Seasons

Seasons By Sara Codair The sky blooms with streaks of pink and purple, possibilities of endless nights sitting on the porch serenaded by peepers and crickets. The sky ignites my dreams of rowing and swimming under the blazing the sun. The sky promises romance and inspiration; ice cream and love. I hold his hand onContinue reading “Micro Essay: Seasons”

Micro Fiction: Garden Wars

This piece of micro fiction has been hiding in various files on my hard drive, but I have finally wrangled it onto the internet were it can be seen by more than just lonly gigabytes. Garden Wars By  Sara Codair The garden is city for faeries so small they’re invisible to the naked eye. Scientist wouldContinue reading “Micro Fiction: Garden Wars”

If I Could Trap Time in a Bubble

I wrote this piece for 100 Word Story’s monthly photo challenge. It didn’t win, but I still like it. If I Could Trap Time in a Bubble By Sara Codair I never appreciated what I had then: A bed to sleep in. Green grass to cool my heels. Food in the pantry, a stove toContinue reading “If I Could Trap Time in a Bubble”