Thursday, July 21, 2011

News Update - Flash Fiction

To read from the beginning, click here .

The Seeds That Are Sown:  5

Woman Drowns In Pool

Clifton Heights - A local woman's body was found dead in the pool at her home today. Leia Roberts, 37, was discovered by her husband, Stephen J. Roberts,42, floating in the deep end of the family's swimming pool at the family residence on 34 Ivy Court early this morning. Roberts told police that he attempted to resuscitate her until paramedic units arrived but to no avail. The county coroner pronounced her dead at 6:42 AM.
Police are investigating.

Author's Reminder:  the above is a work of fiction. All names, places and events are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or places is entirely coincidental.

Read part 6


  1. Glad that was fiction - I was worried there!

    1. Agreed. I was worrying that it was an actual obituary for a moment.

    2. I'm glad I put the author note at the bottom about it being fiction :-)

  2. Great job....and where is he? Lurking to take out the husband, or somewhere else to be with her in eternity..... great story, believable and very creepy.

  3. Phew, I’m with Alex . . . glad this was fiction too :)

  4. It's getting good! Excellent work . . .

  5. Wow. You made me say "Wow!" out loud, in a very appreciative manner; I smiled and nodded my head.
    YAY Li. Nice. Really, really nice.

    And's called FLASH FICTION.

  6. Li..I twitted, posted on FB and clicked the google+ for you.

  7. U got me there miss Li... Hehehe...

    TGIF! Have fun this weekend...


  8. I just got caught up on your "epistilatory thriller" and wow, good stuff -- but is this the END? How about some zombie action next? =]

    If you consider expanding it a bit, Fried Fiction publishes serialized thrillers and pays $25 for the first 1,000-word episode. Just a thought...

  9. You should consider Milo's thought!

  10. Thank you, Milo! I'll check it out. Not sure about the zombie thing, I know nothing about them!
    Thanks Beth, I love a second opinion.
    Thank you Stu, you're the best!
    @Alex - yeah, I was going to title the post with the headline but I thought it might be taken for a real news event, so I compromised with just News Update.
    @Rasz - even I don't know. Yet.
    @Mask - it is fiction but, unfortunately, it could be real...
    @Jackie - glad you're enjoying the ride!
    @JJ - thanks, and you have a great weekend too!

  11. Whew! I'm glad I came by. I hate missing parts of stories. Trying to catch up and I'm not doing to good. :)
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

  12. Whoa--sad. But who done it? Or does it really matter?

    Tossing It Out

  13. Oh no! So sad.

    I too agree with're a natural.

    I'm off to read part6.