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: Match Girl

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Welcome to fantasy land. Remember the old times, leaving the house to eat? Spoiling the fancy tablecloth with rich food, drinking too much wine… How did they get the stains out? One of life’s mysteries. Laughter roared with fire on … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Match Girl

Flash Fiction: Junk

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E.Ayr for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   They cleaned out their grandmother’s shed. A hoarder of sorts. She called it collecting. Everything has value, a story. “You know she’s going to come back and haunt us for messing with her shit.” “It’s junk, not even charity wants … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Junk

Flash Fiction: Make a Wish

PHOTO PROMPT © Ceayr for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Note: Apologies for missing last week's story. I opened my laptop to write. Alas, she is dead. My workflow is disrupted, but I am fortunate to have back-up devices while my precious is being repaired. This is why I … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Make a Wish

Flash Fiction: Life is a Stage

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Life is a stage. Sometimes, lights beat down on us and we sweat under the scrutiny. Some, thrive, the centre stage thrilling. Others wish for a black hole to open and engulf them. The real power is backstage. The puppet … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Life is a Stage

Flash Fiction: Driving in Circles

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E. Ayr for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Life. Sometimes we go around in circles. Never sure who to give way to. Some come for the ride with us, others trapped to move along in their own loop. Dizzy, the exit confusing, wait for another to lead the … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Driving in Circles

Flash Fiction: Buttons & Safety Pins

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   “As cute as a button” her husband would say as she frantically whizzed around. Always running late. Never wore a watch even when they were in fashion. Why bother? Her mobile phone acted as her nagger - … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Buttons & Safety Pins

Flash Fiction: Life Line

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Rain, it always has to bloody rain when the line is as far as the eye can see. As if waiting wasn’t suffering enough. The lengths folks will go through for a glimpse of their hero. We don’t have enough … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Life Line

Flash Fiction: White

PHOTO PROMPT © Penny Gadd for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   White walls… Sort of represents my creativity at the moment. Not even a smudge or child’s drawing to leap a story from. The plant resembles a spider, but the muse continues to sleep. Wake up! A killer spider plant, you … Continue reading Flash Fiction: White

Flash Fiction: The Queen

PHOTO PROMPT © Linda Kreger for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   The queen sat on her throne, taking in the park’s fresh smells and scenery. A perfect day for a stroll. She ignored the puffing and panting behind her. The sods implying she was heavy. On her … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Queen