Flash Fiction: Isles of the Blessed

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. A return to Greek Mythology again... Can't seem to help myself. This self contained story features The Isles of the Blessed. The stained glass pendant, blurred her eyes as she stared. Moisture ran down her face. Why did life … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Isles of the Blessed

Flash Fiction: Iris

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Another instalment featuring the Greek Gods navigating the 21st Century. Previous stories starred Hecate and Pandora. Iris, the Greek goddess of rainbows, wandered around ancient ruins. Modern times, cruel to the stone and concrete architecture. Tour guides claim the recently … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Iris

Flash Fiction: Doom and Gloom

PHOTO PROMPT @ A. Noni Mouse for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Groundhog Day. The days blended into one. No distinct feature to separate. The dishes akin to a broken record. The TV playing in the lounge room ceased offering comfort. The news promoted a daily dose of dread. Reruns of … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Doom and Gloom

Flash Fiction: Crossroads

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehudah for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Hecate, the Greek goddess of crossroads, tapped her foot at the multilane intersection. Her job, much easier during the classic days. The paths narrow and small. Not to mention slower. It gave her time to read minds and detect those in … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Crossroads

Flash Fiction: Offerings

PHOTO PROMPT © Todd Foltz for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. The sun’s rays shone down on eggs, lined up in a row. Offerings to the sun god. No one knew the origins of the ritual, it didn’t seem to matter. The power of Ra to be consumed. The promise … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Offerings

Flash Fiction: The Man in the Window

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. “Mummy there’s a man in the window.” “It’s your imagination sweetie. Remember what your doctor said.” Violet shrugged and stretched. The legs on the ladder vivid in her view. The medication promised to fix that. She turned her attention … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Man in the Window

Flash Fiction: Hot Air Balloon

PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Note: This week the muse returned. The prompt drove a lot of pop-culture in my mind and I couldn’t see past them... Lack of sleep doesn't help...   *** MUSE: Blanking again? TANNILLE: No not entirely. Hot air balloons remind … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Hot Air Balloon

Flash Fiction: Gremlins

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Slumber parties are fun… for children. Parents on the other hand… Follow these rules to control the darlings.  1. Don’t let the kids get wet. The swimming pool creates muddy foot prints all over the house. Lock that … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Gremlins

Flash Fiction: Alien Problem

  The city stood still. A glitch in time. Cars froze on the road. Pedestrians, statues in mid-walking poses. The sound of water from the fountain echoed throughout the concrete jungle. Lights danced on the liquid mirror and reflected against the gigantic flower centrepiece. Its petals opened in slow motion. Two aliens looked around in … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Alien Problem

Flash Fiction: Defeat

PHOTO PROMPT © CEAyr for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   The time ticks by. Keyboard waits to be tapped… Tannille and the muse battle for a story… Again... MUSE: I got nothing. TANNILLE: Me too. I keep wanting to add a bomb. MUSE: Oh I do love a good explosion. … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Defeat