[Flash Fiction Friday] Dev Bentham Is Back!

Hello, Internet! Welcome back Dev Bentham for this week’s edition of Flash Fiction Friday! Today’s tale is a comedy of errors when a frustrated call to tech support leads to a lifetime fix.  Who’s on First? by Dev Bentham “My god, this is like the old Abbott and Costello routine, ‘Who’s on First?’” I muted…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kelly Jensen Returns!

Hello, Internet! Kelly Jensen drops by today for Flash Fiction Friday with a real doozy of a piece. If you’ve read Kelly’s pieces before (which if you haven’t you should seriously get on that) this is no exception! Pro Choice by Kelly Jensen I am moving too fast. I’m going to land hard. I don’t…

Dear Media: I Am Not A Murderer

We’ve seen it all. The villain with dissociative identity disorder, the sex-crazed bipolar femme fatale, the depressed bomber, the paranoid lone gunman, the schizophrenic baby snatcher…the list goes on. And on. And on. And on. Oh. We have seen it all. Over time there has been a massive outcry for diversity and visibility in today’s…

Art of Lex Chase Is Live At The Novel Approach!

Hello, Internet! In a partnership with the lovely Lisa over at The Novel Approach, I have a regular monthly column “The Art of Lex Chase.” Over there I’ll be posting a new piece per month and the occasional doodle or work in progress. Because how else am I going to justify constantly drawing Hannigram? Amirite?…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Jana Denardo Joins The Party!

Hello, Internet! Welcome today’s Flash Fiction Friday guest, Jana Denardo! She brings us a sweeping steampunk adventure of clockwork love! Strange Bronze by Jana Denardo Vernon fisted his hands in Strange’s shirt, lifting him off his feet. Strange flinched away from Vernon’s sweaty face, patterned with gin blossoms. The cheap alcohol sourness of Vernon’s breath…

[Flash Fiction Friday] New Challenger Roe Horvat Appears!

Hello, Internet! We have a first time guest here for Flash Fiction Friday! Please welcome Roe Horvat. Today’s short is a tale of rekindled love from the one you wish you could forget. Love by the Slice by Roe Horvat I stripped off the hoodie I was wearing over my apron. It smelled like old…

I Am Not Ashamed

Hello, Internet! I’m Lex Chase! I always start my blog posts like that, don’t I? Perky. Happy. Usually do a few catchy sentences about whatever topic. If it’s Flash Fiction Friday here on my blog or if I’m on a blog tour. But today, I’m not here to sell you anything. Let’s start again. My…

[Flash Fiction Friday] West Thornhill Joins The Fray!

Hello, Internet! West Thornhill drops by to play in this latest round of Flash Fiction Friday. With the nasty weather, today’s tale is relatable with the life altering decisions you make while snowed in. Inconvenient Snow by West Thornhill “I can’t believe our douche of a boss wouldn’t let us close early when this switched…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Kim Fielding Returns!

Hello, Internet! Flash Fiction Friday frequent flyer Kim Fielding is back with a comedic tale of a superhero meeting his brand new sidekick. But things don’t go exactly as planned… Let’s Go Save The Universe by Kim Fielding “Why, hello there, Billy! Let’s go save the universe, shall we?” Todd looked up from his laptop…

#HannibalOdyssey “The Knight and Nakama”

Hello, Internet! It’s that time again! Hannibal Cre-ATE-Ive has been hard at work on this month’s event, #HannibalOdyssey, and it’s been a challenge! I started this piece over a month ago. I had commissions in line before it. So when came the option of “Drawing for Money” or “Drawing for Fun,” money came first. With…

Art of Lex Chase now live at The Novel Approach!

Hello, Internet! It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! My new column, The Art of Lex Chase has begun at The Novel Approach. I’ll be dropping by there once a month for a new piece, and a sneak peek at what I’m working on, and other shenanigans. For my first post, we have Yuri on…

[Flash Fiction Friday] Pat Henshaw Visits!

Hello, Internet! Pat Henshaw returns to Flash Fiction Friday with a contemporary tale about what happens when you run into the school bully at your high school reunion. Restroom Revenge by Pat Henshaw “Do what I tell you and everything will be fine.” The arms of the guy behind me banded around my torso. Déjà…