Tag Archive: fiction

Happy Anniversary to the Café!

Hooray! It’s The Expressible Café’s First Anniversary! It has been one year since I launched this Blog and I can barely believe it. When The Expressible Café opened in September 2013, I had… Continue reading

The Carpenter Who brought Candy

“During the summer I turned 10, my neighbours next door renovated their house. There were contractors, plumbers, painters and one carpenter who came by everyday. I didn’t like the noise: lots of hammering… Continue reading

A moment for Celebration…

I Love to Write! I think I mentioned that the day I began this Blog last Fall. Having written in one form or another since I was quite young, I cannot imagine any… Continue reading

Ironman’s Bucket List

I Am Ironman! Okay so you’d think I’d be happy with my life. Sure, fighting the forces of evil is damn cool. I’ve got a pretty hot girlfriend which makes things extra sweet.… Continue reading

DP Challenge: Fifty

She stood in the driveway and stared at the house that used to be HOME. A life no longer hers betrayed by actions she…didn’t regret. A shared routine now, part-time parent, drop offs… Continue reading

Maybe…

“Where is he?” he asked. “He’s out back,” she said. They exited through the deck doors to the backyard. “I thought you said he was here?” he asked annoyed. “He was. Honey? Honey… Continue reading

How BIG is Your Brave

Sophie didn’t think there was anything left for her. She reached for the small plastic bottle and held it in her hand. By lamplight in her bachelor apartment, the writing on the label… Continue reading

A Dinner to end all Dinners

It felt strange walking through the door. If you didn't know any better, you'd think that we were just a small group of friends gathering for a dinner party. But this wasn't just… Continue reading

DP Challenge: Points of View

HE LUMBERED IN TO THE CAFÉ and took his usual spot at the lunch counter. He knew what he wanted to order but he couldn’t formulate the request. Instead, he sat hunched over,… Continue reading

SHOWING not TELLING

“If those who have studied the art of writing are in accord on any one point, it is on this: the surest way to arouse and hold the attention of the reader is… Continue reading