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Magical Stories by Ronda Del Boccio

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These are stories, book excerpts, and other works by award-winning & Amazon #1 best-selling author Ronda Del Boccio

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Hawk Spirals

August 7th, 2020

2:09

An epic romance in 100 words.

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Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Paper Roses Flash Fiction

July 31st, 2020

2:13

You'll meet Kassidy and her Aujnt Beck from They All Died Smiling before the action of the novel!

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Dolphin Ally

July 24th, 2020

2:08

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Ronda

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The Bones of My Vision

July 17th, 2020

2:34

The photo of a carving brought out a vision quest story of a person seeking and finding direction, in 100 words.
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A Sunbeam, Some Lumps, and a Ledge

July 14th, 2020

3:45

Those of us with limited eyesight all have different ways of seeing what to most is obvious. This story is about how I saw a photo.

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Craft Fair : Flash Fiction story

July 10th, 2020

2:15

This story borrows Kassidy, the hero of my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, and her Aunt Beck, who is mentioned but doesn't appear in the book. I like writing stories using the characters and showing you …

Sanctuary Secret Flash Fiction

June 26th, 2020

1:54

This features Kassidy from my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling. It is something that could happen after the action of the book.

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Gallavanting with My Bestie

June 22nd, 2020

2:15

This is a fun little "it could happen" story for you today.

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So Stubborn

June 21st, 2020

1:57

Something very much like this story happened to me.

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Freedom on the Mountain | from the Forbidden Chapter

June 19th, 2020

2:39

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Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Gutters | Flash Fiction

June 18th, 2020

2:19

This story features Kassidy from They All Died Smiling when she was ten, living with her Aunt Beck, Uncle Walt, and their four boys.

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Just Say My Name Paranormal Flash Fiction

June 12th, 2020

3:37

I see the ghosts and entities that paranormal investigators try to measure with their fancy equipment. This story is based on me watching a paranormal TV show.

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Kaleidoscope Weekend Writing Prompt

June 7th, 2020

0:52

Short piece of many colors.
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Just a Mile down the Road

June 7th, 2020

2:58

This one's a memoir about my isolated life with no transportation as a blind nondriver.

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Intrepid Diva the Bold

June 1st, 2020

2:31

This poem is based on a real-life event. I hope you enjoying. I wore it for Sammi Scribbles blog Weekend Writing Prompt, Intrepid, with a word count of 52.

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Live Reading from They All Died Smiling: "I Surrender All"

May 24th, 2020

6:05

James Bryant, founder of SpoFest (Spoken Word Fest) invited me to present some live reading at their May 23, 2020, virtual event. One of them was a book excerpt from my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling.

Visit the …

Singing in Manx at the Highland Games

May 20th, 2020

3:18

This was a fun story for me to write. The photo prompt showing a festival with a music stage reminded me of competing in the folk music competition …

FADE | Weekend #WritingPrompt

May 17th, 2020

1:48

This is super short for the Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt challenge, Fade. Enjoy!
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Ball Cap Traveler | Flash Fiction

May 15th, 2020

4:55

This story is based on my actual bestie, Stephanie, who has a literal baseball cap collection (pictured in the photo prompt that inspired this tale). …

McDonald's in Madrid

May 3rd, 2020

2:58

Welcome and thanks for listening! Here's a flash fiction story for the What Pegman Saw writing prompt.

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Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Tune In

May 3rd, 2020

1:59

This is a 10-word piece based on the Sammi Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt "Tune."

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Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Dinner at the Pump Room

April 29th, 2020

3:27

This story actually happened to me, so it's a memoir more than flash fiction, but it was 40 years ago, so I can't guarantee it's full of exact quotes.

Notre Dame Burning

April 25th, 2020

3:55

Welcome to another flash fiction story for Friday Fictioneers based on a photo prompt. This week's damaged picture of Paris made me think of the fallen sire at Notre Dame Cathedral. I went there once, decades ago, and …

Psychic, Medium, Author Ronda Del Boccio Returns to Paranormal PUnchers Podcast

April 22nd, 2020

1:58

I'm a psychic medium, which is spooky to some and cool to others. Do you have any questions? Here's how you can get them answered on the podcast …

Obsolete Qualities

April 21st, 2020

2:30

This word prompt, obsolete, made me think of qualities that have gone the way of the dodo

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Ronda

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Armchair Traveler

April 16th, 2020

2:50

This photo writing prompt of an old city made me think of my friend, who loves looking at pictures of places she wants to travel. I look at images in …

Itinerant Teacher for Hire

April 13th, 2020

2:11

Welcome back for another magical story! This one is based on a 1-word writing prompt, "nomad." It reminds me of my dear friend, who is a school …

Fancy Shawl Dance Battle

April 9th, 2020

3:14

This was a fun memory to share. What happened when I danced Fancy Shawl at the pow-wow surprised me so much. I hope you enjoy the story.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author

Freedom in the Sky

April 7th, 2020

3:16

I played the What Pegman Saw writing challenge. This is my story. I hope it helps you feel freedom during a time of isolation.v

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In Honor of Molly Flagtail

April 5th, 2020

2:18

At a time of deep sorrow, students in my weekend workshop class gave me a keepsake I still hold, 30 years later.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Bird Watching

April 2nd, 2020

2:20

A photo prompt of a bird sitting on a window ledge made me think of something I heard on a Zoom call this week, so I wrote this short teaching story.

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Ronda

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Life Goes On

March 29th, 2020

1:30

This is a short work for a writing prompt, which was the word "continuity."

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Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Old School Millennial #FlashFiction

March 26th, 2020

3:04

This is a story from a photo prompt of an old, manual typewriter. Kassidy, heroine from my #paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, grew up in a …

The Prettiest Girl

March 23rd, 2020

3:34

This is another story based on the diner photo from Friday Fictioneers. I'm a psychic medium, and this one is how one of the dead I know met the love of his life. A nice change of pace from watching the panic-demic …

Muddle from a Writing Prompt

March 21st, 2020

1:22

I love words. Muddle and fuddle are cool ones.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Suspended High Above the Ground

March 18th, 2020

3:14

Sorry for a virus-related story, but it's indirect and encouraging.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
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Let's …

To Sleep Like a Baby

March 15th, 2020

2:06

This is a short piece for the weekend writing prompt word "somnambulist."

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Ronda

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Paranormal Caught on Camera: Reluctant Demon Hunter Edition

March 12th, 2020

3:14

This flash fiction story features characters from my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, which is available everywhere and on Audible Audio. It's from the forthcoming sequel.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

The Role I Want - Flash Memoir

March 12th, 2020

4:18

This is another story based on the photo prompt showing actors onstage. I had to take another crack at this one because a funny tale came to mind. So I hope you enjoy my musings about performing.

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All the Things You Haven't Done | Flash Fiction

March 8th, 2020

3:20

Here's a story showing how different life is for country girl Kassidy, the heroine of my #paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, and her city-born roommate.

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Epic Homonyms

March 3rd, 2020

2:00
This is for a writing prompt challenge in which the word to use was "epoch," and the word count 27 words. So today's episode is even shorter than usual! Epic Homonyms

Fat People Only Get Character Parts | Flash Memoir

March 3rd, 2020

4:15

Before anyone gets on my case...this is something my mother used to say to me OFTEN. She was the queen of fat-shaming. It's a 100-word story about …

Your Masterpiece

March 3rd, 2020

3:41

At times, we come to a moment of decision, when we're faced with something important. Kassidy, the heroine of my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, finds herself in just such a dilemma in this flash fiction story. …

Heart of Service Flash Fiction

March 2nd, 2020

3:14

Kassidy, the heroine of my #paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, is a young military widow. In this story, she and Randy say their good-byes at the bus.

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Pondering Old Buildings Flash Fiction

March 2nd, 2020

2:22

In this very short story, you get to visit with Kassidy and Robert from They All Died Smiling, my #paranormal novel. I hope you like the tale!

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Olive Juice \ Flash Fiction

March 2nd, 2020

4:18

Inspiration for this story came from 3 places: The photo prompt (which I took, a movie, and my #paranormal novel They All Died Smiling.

The photo of a …

Lunch Money | Flash Fiction

March 1st, 2020

3:07

This flash fiction story comes from a photo writing prompt showing Tupperware. I incorporate Kassidy and Julie from my paranormal novel They All Died …

Lost Arts | Flash Fiction

March 1st, 2020

2:39

This story came from a photo prompt showing sewing notions. It made me think of Kassidy, the heroine of my paranormal novel They All Died Smiling, who knows how to do a few things that most millennials do not!

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A Better Pair | Flash Memoir

February 29th, 2020

2:47

People say some spectacularly rude things at times, don't they? Mostly, I try to be kind and educational, butt...well...I'm human. Back when I was in …

1955 BRAILLE World Book Encyclopedia

February 29th, 2020

2:48

My first job after grad school was at a training center for blind people. I saw my first Braille library there. Here's the story.

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Trying to Make Me Sighted | Flash Memoir

February 28th, 2020

2:35

I've been mostly blind all my life. Turns out I have an eye condition called ONH, Optic Nerve Hypoplasia. No glasses will ever make me able to drive, but I can't blame my parents for trying to help me! I hope you enjoy …

Caught with Her Pants Down

February 28th, 2020

2:11

This story actually happened to my bestie back when she was in college. I changed her name but stayed true to what she told me.

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Caught with Her Pants Down

February 28th, 2020

2:11

This story actually happened to my bestie back when she was in college. I changed her name but stayed true to what she told me.

You can find all my …

Holey Clothes | Flash Fiction

February 28th, 2020

1:24

This story, which arose from a 1-word writing prompt of "vintage" , is about my mom's favorite sweatshirt.

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How Long Does It Take? Flash Memoir

February 28th, 2020

2:22

When I visited my bestie, we went to this fantastic restaurant, but you could never get fed in under an hour...and I'm talking BREAKFAST. Here's the …

Dangerous Winds - Flash Fiction

February 28th, 2020

2:28

The photo picturing a tent turned over in a storm ins[pired this story. When Kassidy, the heroine of They All Died Smiling, was in high school, she …

Flash Flood | Flash Fictiion

February 26th, 2020

2:48

This story happened hwen I was visiting my bestie. There was a flash flood, and people at her school had to shelter in place after a big janitor went …

Soul Sucker | Flash Fiction

February 26th, 2020

3:20

This one's based on someone I know. Her name is changed to protect the guilty.

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Hibiscus and Hidden Agendas | Flash Fiction

February 26th, 2020

3:57

After the action of They All Died Smiling, Claire Bentley and Lindsey invite Kassidy to the conservatory.

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Setting Intentions | Poetry

February 26th, 2020

2:03

This piece of inspired poetry honores the time of the New Moon and is inspired by the Weekend Word Prompt writing challenge hosted by SammiScribbles.Wordpress.com.

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What's in a Name? Flash Fiction Story

February 26th, 2020

4:49

Kassidy from They All Died Smiling grew up in the country. She's a smart girl, but there's just some stuff you don't get out in rural Arkansas.

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Big City Novelty Flash Fiction

February 26th, 2020

2:28

Country-born Kassidy and her Chicago roommate Julie are at an indoor mall with an escalator.

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Flaming Demon - Flash Fiction

February 26th, 2020

3:44

Kassidy, the heroine of the paranormal/supernatural novel They All Died Smiling, is off to face her next challenge. She is in the car with an FBI agent when a demon tries to make them crash...

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"Birthday Betrayal"

February 26th, 2020

2:24

Abysmal. The word conjures memories of your worst times ever. That's what this weekend writing prompt from the Sammi Scribbles blog did for me. Here is a memoir in 93 words for you. Please look for my books on Amazon or …

First Supper at Beck & Walt's Featuring Kassidy from They All Died Smiling

February 25th, 2020

1:34

I love creating the lives of my characters before we meet them in my novel They All Died Smiling. Kassidy mentions that she grew up on an Arkansas farm with Aunt Beck, Uncle Walt, and their four boys after her father …

"I Can't Be Grace" Flash Fiction Story Inspired by They All Died Smiling

August 1st, 2019

4:29

In this 100-word tale, you meet Kassidy, protagonist of They All Died Smiling, as a child, soon after her Aunt Beck and Uncle Walt took her into their home and family.

"Stay in Your Lane" 100-word memoir

July 25th, 2019

3:02

Have you ever been told to stay in your lane? I have, and that's what this story is about.

Meeting Her One at the Flower Between the Worlds

May 24th, 2019

2:43

I hope you enjoy this story!
Thanks for listening! Thanks in advance for subscribing to this podcast, rating, and reviewing.

Cheers to your B.L.I.S.S.-FULL life!,

Ronda

Ronda Del Boccio, Award-winning author
Shop my books …

Freedom on the Rocks

May 13th, 2019

3:26

This is another Friday fictioneers story based on a photo writing prompts. It reminded me of part of the prologue of the paranormal novel they all …

Dolphin Ally Flash Fiction

May 2nd, 2019

2:54

I mystical story by Ronda Del Boccio this is an excerpt from a story that is as yet in published. It is about a young dolphin Ally who is just coming …

We Are Heard

April 24th, 2019

4:25

This is another story from a photo prompt of a young woman playing a flute in a magical environmenet. I hope itinspires you to feel connected and heard! Read the story at the libnk wiht this show.

Boots and Baked Goods

April 24th, 2019

4:37

Meet Aunt Beck, mentioned but not a participating character in They All Died Smiling, as she and Kassidy, the Reluctant Demon Hunter herself, have a conversation. Read the story at the link wiht this show,

Gifts from the Garage

April 24th, 2019

3:38

Here's another story inspired by the world of They All Died Smiling. You'll meet JJ and David, 2 of Kassidy's adoptive brothers. JJ is making a gift for his aunt. Read the story at the link with this show.

Chicago Subway - Excerpt from They All Died Smiling

April 24th, 2019

4:20

This is a slightly redacted excerpt from my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, right from the beginning of the book. You can read the story by clicking the link wiht this episode.

"Sanctuary Secret"

April 10th, 2019

2:22

In my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, widow Kassidy Spence is the reluctant demon hunter who uncovers a diabolical supernatural …

"Family Story Night"

April 10th, 2019

3:55

In my paranormal/urban fantasy novel They All Died Smiling, widow Kassidy Spence is the reluctant demon hunter who uncovers a diabolical supernatural …

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