The Trouble with Harry

  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 J Hardy Carroll for this week’s prompt. This week's story is light-hearted. I  hope you enjoy it. Word count is 98.  Lost Prosthetic leg … Continue reading The Trouble with Harry

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Dust Bowl

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 Connie Gayer for this week’s prompt. Jessie watched her family from the sod house window. Four boys in the yard; a daughter hunched on her … Continue reading Dust Bowl

Deductive Reasoning

Detective Mitchell, who considered himself a connoisseur of shoe fashion, boasted he could solve any crime simply by looking at the victim’s shoes. Expensive shoes meant the victim was well-off; the killer’s motive was obviously money. If the victim wore stilettos, undoubtedly the motive was sex. Scruffy shoes destined the victim to crimes of opportunity. … Continue reading Deductive Reasoning

Frozen

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 Jill Wiscoff for this week’s prompt. My story this week is a bit dark, much like the  night sky in the photograph.   April no … Continue reading Frozen

Mr. Lucky

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 Karen Rawson for this week’s prompt. They called him Mr. Lucky, a hackneyed moniker granted Ray for wriggling out of tight spots. Ray credited the … Continue reading Mr. Lucky

The Boogeyman

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 Yarnspinner for this week’s prompt. I froze, eyes fixed on the ramshackle yellow house in front of me. Fifth-graders sniggered, calling us sissies, but fourth-graders … Continue reading The Boogeyman

Choose Wisely

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 Björn Rudberg for this week’s prompt. Looking back, all the signs were there; the last-minute cancellations and unanswered phone calls. The hint of lavender on … Continue reading Choose Wisely