SPF: Deal too far

Photo courtesy of Morguefile “Honey, you went believe the deal I’ve found down at the scrapheap!” William was brimming over with excitement as he rushed through the door. “Where are you?” There was a sigh as his wife lifted herself from the couch. “Coming.” She shuffled her heavily pregnant form down the hallway. He propelled her [...]

SPF: Mysterious one

The girl, dressed in rags with short sooty wings, just sat on the log staring straight ahead of her. Nobody had noticed her arrival and so she had been there some time before somebody rushed over with a blanket to throw around her. “Are you okay?” She seemed surprised to see other people present. “I [...]

#FFFC: Proper boring

“You would think they would give us something more inspiring.” The girls sorted out her art materials ready to draw what they had revealed. “I mean, it is just a scarf, some books, a teapot, and the chair.” “You are forgetting the plant.” “It looks like a lettuce shoved in a glass. Even the scarf [...]

SPF: The Fox

Photo Credit Morguefile   The Fox inn was the focal point of the town. Not that this was unusual, as a pub was often the central point where people would meet. The food in the small place was exceptional, and the reputation preceded it. This meant it was always busy. The only remarkable thing was [...]

Friday fictioneers: Sometimes things work

PHOTO PROMPT © Fatima Fakier Deria When Marcus had first pitched his idea to me I thought he was insane. It wasn't the idea of having a bus as a taxi around the area that I didn’t approve of. I mean, there are a lot of groups wandering about lost/drunk/or both. This was Las Vegas. No, [...]

Friday fictioneers: Backseat drivers know best

I wrote this 100-word story for this week's Friday fictioneers PHOTO PROMPT © C.E. Ayr Michelle frowned. “I swear we needed to turn that way.” Philip was sick of this. She always insisted that she knew better than anyone or anything in anything that was going on outside of the car. “The satnav told me to [...]