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Experience Inspired Content

Flash Fiction

Tales of one hundred words or less and typically inspired by 3 random words. 

Travel Tales

Unique people, awe-inspiring moments, and bizarre adventures from Ari’s trips!

Art

Drawings, paintings, and photographs inspired by adventures around the globe.

A picture of Ari Scheller hiking in the swiss apls

Hiking

From bubbling streams to mountain views, explore Ari’s excursions into nature.

A picture of Ari Scheller hiking in the swiss apls

Performance

RPGs, Improv Shows, and Storytelling Events that Ari is thrilled to be a part of.

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A Note from Ari

I’m delighted that you’re here! …and a little nervous. What if you judge me? Because my art and stories all come from the heart (and my vivid imagination) they aren’t perfect or clean. But, I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed creating them.

Shows & Performances

Grounded in the extreme realities of space, this RPG leaves room for unexpected consequences. Join our group of daring pirates as they fight for their homes and families.

SHOW DATES: Fridays Nov 4 – Feb 3

TIME: 7pm ET

Facing the Enemy

Cynthia’s anxious habits can distract her from the moment. When the time comes, will she be present enough to recognize the opportunity?

Heads or Tails

Inspired by Boxing with Pencils: a challenge that requires all stories to be 100 words or less while including 3 specific words.  This week's randomly generated words:  Item, Hardship, Jest It was softer and lighter than it should have been. Not with all...

Peace in Love

This was a submission to Boxing with Pencils  -- a challenge that requires all stories to be 100 words or less while including 3 specific words. Here I explored the anxiety and love that lives in the holidays. This week's words:  Nitwit, Blubber, Tweak...

Letting Go

Letting Go of Expectations started as a joke. No, literally! But, as I wrote the story, it took life… rather, it reflected my life.

Sunrise in the City

Taking a moment to breathe doesn't stop the world from crumbling. But, it can make it easier to pick up the pieces. Inspired by Boxing with Pencils: a challenge that requires all stories to be 100 words or less while including 3 specific words.  This week's...

A Moment of Connection

Connection isn't something that's tangible-- that doesn't mean it's less real. What if the person you miss most is thinking about you too... Inspired by Boxing with Pencils: a challenge that requires all stories to be 100 words or less while including 3 specific...

Preserving Tradition

Families preserve the weirdest traditions. But, in this flash fiction, preserving tradition takes on a whole new meaning. This was submitted to Boxing with Pencils  -- a challenge that requires all stories to be 100 words or less while including 3 specific...

Love

This flash fiction (inspired by sweet memories of my nonna) is dedicated to her and the hours she took to craft masterpieces of love for her grandkids.

The Anthem

Life at the end of the world requires a special sort of ingenuity to survive. This apocalypse inspired flash fiction takes a peek into a survivor’s mind.

Champion

Champion dives under the waves for a peak at life in Arna’s kingdom. Not all is what it seems in this sea-inspired flash fiction.