Friday fictioneers: Crayons

13.   I paused, as I always did, as I wandered past the corner my mother had set up all those years ago. It was basically a shrine to my father who had been killed during the war. It comprised his photograph, the phone she had first heard the news on, and the candles we [...]

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 [...]

Friday fictioneers: The latest moneymaking scheme

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Daphne and Phil were a crafty pair of adults. Well, the term adults was very loosely based around those two. They had focused on the nearby playground where they would have some fun. The place was a strange one because they had set a floodlight up to light a game. However, [...]

Friday fictioneers: Delicate

It was all I could do not to scream in absolute despair when the removal people accidentally bumped into a table. Knocking my favourite China cup onto the wooden floor. The delicate material shattered as it hit the floor. I rushed over and knelt down next to the remains. The man muttered to his apologies [...]