The Dream Café

Steven Brust: “A masterful storyteller of contagious glee and self-deprecating badassery” —Skyler White

Flash Fiction: Makes Sense


“But why?” she said.  “Why?  I can see you’re attracted to me, and I’ve been throwing myself at your head.  Why won’t you kiss me?”

“You don’t want me, baby,” he said.  “I’m bad news.  I’ll just hurt you.”

“Oh,” she said.  “Good reason.  Okay.  Bye.”



Author: skzb

I play the drum.


  1. But…that wouldn’t be all emo and angsty! *snrk*

  2. Just think! 54 more words, and you’ll have a drabble.

  3. You been takin’ to Summer again??

  4. My wife got some good advice once upon a time (from her mother, of all people), “If someone says you’re too good for them, believe them.”

  5. @Larry but in the end she married you anyway?

  6. @Mechaninja: 🙂 *I* never said she was too good for me.

  7. It’s amazing just how good 46% of a drabble can be…

  8. So, if it’s only 46% of a drabble, how close is that to a dribble?

    And how many drams does it take to get to the center of a drabble?




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