My second place for round one NYC FF Challenge 2019

It’s that time of year again. The results have just come in for the first round of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction challenge. My stories do a little better each year. Honestly, I’d like to be challenged this way on a weekly basis. No telling how fast I might improve… “Bracketville, Texas, November 1964,” placed second out of my group. They only posted the top fifteen stories from each group, so I’m not sure how many were in the group. There are 125 groups, and we write again this weekend!

This story, by the way,