On the last Self-Publishing Round Table, John Ward, one of my co-hosts, made a comment about flash fiction, and specifically stories that often have a character contemplating the pretty leaves. So, I responded by writing a story entitled “The Pretty Leaf”.
I wanted to have “The Camera” out by now, but it’s going slower than I thought. I know what needs to happen, how it happens, and where everything goes. The words just don’t want to come out.
So, instead of putting out “The Camera” this week, I have “The Pretty Leaf” for you, thanks to John Ward.
The story is below, in its entirety.
I encourage you to let me know what you think of it. How it strikes you. I know that it struck me, personally. I hope it does for others as well.
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