Hot Flashes are tiny little stories–fireflies for your mind–usually of no more than 50 words, including the titles. Every month, I post a new one. Scroll down to see the previous ones.

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March HOT FLASH

Grass

Always greener, right? Somebody else’s?

My partner stole my wife and framed me for embezzlement.

Jail’s no picnic, but I wouldn’t trade places with him for the world. That grass, he can have.

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Hot FlashesMA’s Monthly Hot Flashes: 2002-2009 are…is…now available in electronic formats–for Kindle (text-to-speech enabled) at Amazon and in many other formats, including text and .rtf at Smashwords, as a Nook book and at iTunes. Price = $0.99

Review by:  donna crow  on May. 21, 2010

four stars

Marian Allen’s Hot Flashes are a delight. A complete short story in just a few lines: a conversation, a sketch of a scene or a character and then, the stinger in the tail. (tale?)

Flash fiction is to a short story what Haiku is to epic poetry.

Donna Fletcher Crow
author of The Monastery Murder Series

.Want to give the folks behind you in line something to do? Visit the store to put a year’s worth of MA’s Hot Flashes on the back of your shirt! Also available on a tote bag, a messenger bag, an apron and a mousepad. Years 2003 through 2007 are done and the others will follow, if interest is expressed.

MA's Monthly Hot Flashes: 2002-2009
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January

Liar

I stamp and shout, “You are such a liar!”

“Am not!”

“Are too!”

“Am not!”

He is. So I set his pants on fire. And I got in trouble!

February

Misty

I can hardly see. The sun shone an hour ago, and now my hike is a shuffle.

The drop-off was to my left.

Oh – from this direction, it would be to my –

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