Flash Fiction: Spitting the Dummy

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Note: A dummy is also called a pacifier in some parts of the world. Spitting the dummy is Australian for when a person acts like a baby with an outburst of over the top anger. MUSE: I keep seeing politicians. … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Spitting the Dummy

Flash Fiction: The Lamp Post

PHOTO PROMPT © CEAyr Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Note: For this story "normies" are everyday normal people. The story may be related to an earlier story, Fairy Ring. The lamp post stood bright and proud. A beacon of safety and wonder. Its light guided normies away from the shadows. The … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Lamp Post

Flash Fiction: Little Fire Dancers

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Little fire dancers, flicker in the flame, waiting to be noticed. Their bodies hypnotic as they move to silent music. The mesmerised audience are enticed and explore inner realms. Answers to life’s questions, big and small, revealed. Guidance and inspiration … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Little Fire Dancers

Flash Fiction: Stuck

PHOTO PROMPT – © Jennifer Pendergast Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Note: I tried so hard to continue the Greek mythology theme this week but nothing came. So to keep Dale happy The Muse made a return! *~* TANNILLE: Damn-it… Nothing. Ok, Muse take it away. MUSE: Weren’t you doing Greek … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Stuck

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: Pandora

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. This week went Greek (mythology) again, a spin off from Hecate's story Crossroads. Pandora adored the 21st Century. The rise of online shopping, cemented the use of boxes. Sure some items were sent in satchels or envelops. She cared naught … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Pandora

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