Andre screeched like a cat with its tail caught in the door as he stared in disbelief at the monstrosity in front of him. His own career was also at stake. Why had placed all his hope in one artist, Paul Best.
Grady had one goal in life: to make his wife Emma was happy.
Good Sunday Morning. I missed last week's Sunday Photo Fiction challenge due to other priorities but glad to be back this week. This week's photo is one of my own, taken near the Myriad Botanical Gardens in downtown Oklahoma city. For those who don't know, Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge, hosted by yours … Continue reading Little Pink Houses
Just under the wire! This week’s Tuesday Scribes challenge is to write a 25-word story, called Hint Fiction. Writing a story in only 25 words is not easy, but I gave it a go just the same. If you like it, let me know. If not, well let me know that too. The deteriorated wooden … Continue reading The Devilish Mr. Jones
Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. The photo this week is one I took while on a cruise excursion. The couple in the photo look nice and cozy. There is nothing nice and cozy about this story. For residents of the Carolina’s, Hurricane Florence … Continue reading Divine Justice
Welcome to this week's edition of Friday Fictioneers. The goal is to write a complete story using 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. This week's story is a rework of a longer piece I wrote a year ago. I don't know what is more challenging; writing a completely new story or editing … Continue reading The Wall
Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to C.E. Ayr for providing this week's challenging prompt. Every seasoned firefighter knows, today may be his last. But in the beginning, they are all invincible. Andy Gow was no different on his first day at … Continue reading The Pipes Played On
This week’s Tuesday Scribes challenge is to write an ‘Internal Dialogue.’ Encyclopaedia Britannica defines internal monologue as: ‘….narrative technique that exhibits the thoughts passing through the minds of the protagonists. These ideas may be either loosely related impressions approaching free association or more rationally structured sequences of thought and emotion.’ Thanks to Mike Johnson for … Continue reading Crush
Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Gah Learner for this week’s prompt. Harold curled his body into a tight knot, holding the bed-covers close. The room felt cold as a refrigerator … Continue reading Alliance
Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. The photo this week was provided by Joy Pixley. ‘I WANT ICE CREAM!’ Dina turned up the volume of the car radio, hoping to drown out the shrieks of her four-year-old son. She lost radio signal an … Continue reading Chimera Way