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

Flash Fiction: Thingy Box

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Note: I had to read other stories to realise the box in the image is actually a fridge. HA HA!   MUSE: You’re overthinking it. TANNILLE: I know, it’s been a crap afternoon. The creative spark dead. MUSE: … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Thingy Box

Flash Fiction: Silver Lining

PHOTO PROMPT © Jeff Arnold for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Tannille: Damn it, I love rainbows. You’re being difficult… Muse: Me? I threw Care Bears and My Little Pony at you. Tannille: Yes and they have copy write. I suggested mythology; Norse, Irish, Greek, Chinese - take … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Silver Lining

Flash Fiction: Tap, Tap

PHOTO PROMPT © Douglas M. MacIlroy for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Tap, tap. Let me in. I know you’re watching. Your mother has sent me a message to give to you. You’re still a slob, pigs live better than you. For God’s sake bathe, scrub your hands and stop rubbing … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Tap, Tap

Flash Fiction: Ceramic House

PHOTO PROMPT © Dawn Miller for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Tunnel Vision… tick-tock. Creativity hits the wall. What is it about this house? TANNILLE: Muse? Hello? Words echo like the wind in the image. Mind’s eye, a 360 degree painting. Still nothing... Wonder where Muse is? Slaying dragons? MUSE: Just … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Ceramic House

Flash Fiction: Wings

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Would you look at the line up to get into heaven? White? “Why do they always wear the white sack?” “It’s an anti-rape kit sir. Encourages them to keep their parts to themselves.” “Seriously, on the way to receive … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Wings

Flash Fiction: Graylands

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Ice cream… What can I write about ice cream? Hmm nothing, here we go again… sigh… Muse? MUSE: Hospital stay? TANNILLE: I rather not, you know I have issues with hospitals. Let's keep the shadows out of … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Graylands