The Wall

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

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Alliance

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

Hope

The ship went down quickly. Those who could made for the life rafts; the rest jumped overboard. I was one of the lucky. The night air chilled my skin, but I never noticed the cold. A woman next to me grabbed my hand and held too tight. Thank God I thought. If I felt pain, … Continue reading Hope

Wishes

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 Ronda Del Boccio for this week’s prompt. Amy had one wish…solitude. Her hectic life kept her busy morning to night. Always doing something for everyone … Continue reading Wishes

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