23 July 2023

Flash Fiction– Improv

Leigh Lundin

It’s time once again for a touch of flash fiction.

It’s time once again for a touch of flash fiction.

I can’t accept full credit for the word play seeded by one of those chain emails that arrived via the internet, author unknown. I merely turned the idea into writing advice disguised as a short story. Read and enjoy.


Room for Improvement
by Leigh (and Anonymous)

During a domestic discussion, my wife said, “I can describe you in six words.” She went on to say I’m mature, I’m moral, I’m modest, I’m proper, I’m polite, and I’m perfect!

I love my wife, shes the greatest. “Anything else?” I asked.

“You also have a fundamental misunderstanding of apostrophes.”


  1. "I'm tired of midnight: it's cold and it's dark, and the last man I met said my teeth were too sharp." Vampira's Lament, by Eve Fisher

  2. We should publish, Eve. Actually I have a vampire who needs work.

  3. It's sad when a vampire is unemployed; you never know where they're going to bite next.

  4. You two! grin. Leigh, that story is a hoot - just what I needed! Melodie

    1. Thanks, Melodie. I'm pleased you liked it.

  5. Replies
    1. Hey Jeff! Thank you. It was fun to put together.


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