I’ve been using a bit of hyperbole in describing the COVID Flash Fiction we’ve been doing. And one of the major terms I’ve used is Explode-A-Ganza. Today, Joe Courtemanche takes the term Explode-A-Ganza to a whole new level with his story, “Nema What?” Click on the image below to experience a treat for your senses.
We might just be on the back nine of this pandemic. As it turns out, the same might be true for this Free Flash Fiction Experiment as well. If you’re not caught up with all of the Covid Chronicles, worry not! Scroll on down the page for the latest and greatest from all our Quarantined-and-slowly-going-more-insane-than-they-already-were authors. While you’re at it, check out pages for Joseph Courtemanche, Jamie Greening, Kathy Kexel, Derek Elkins, Rob Cely, and Dr. Paul J Bennett . There is a strong, non-zero chance you will come away happy.
They said we would have a new normal. That all of this would eventually seem like just THE WAY THINGS WERE MEANT TO BE. And, to an extent, they were right. Staying locked in your home, staring at the outside world through half-closed blinds and a head full of suspicion. That is our new normal.
But what if things change? What if we get a NEW new normal and we start interacting again, as if some central authority has commanded us to once again spread both our love and our germs to the people around us? What then?
Rob Cely explores these ideas in today’s Covid Chronicles short story, The Scarlet Queen. Click on the Scarlet Queen below to read Rob’s story.
Jamie Greening leads off the week with a short story about Love in the time of Corona. Check out his new short story, “Let’s Do It” by clicking on the hands below.
I can’t believe we’re already in WEEK SIX of the Free Flash Fiction Explode-A-Ganza. Can you? For reals. This thing just KEEPS. ON. GOING. We’re glad you’ve stuck with us this far. Here’s hoping we all make it to the end with our lives and our jobs fully intact.