Flash Fiction: Doorways

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   She panted, the shadows gained ground on her. Which door to take? Left or right. Did it even matter? Chills traveled down her spine, hair stood on end. Freaked, she bolted to the nearest door and threw … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Doorways

Flash Fiction: The Ghost Writer

PHOTO PROMPT © Jeff Arnold for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   The keys of the typewriter clapped. At the end of a line, a ding echoed through the old mansion. The stained glass windows smiled. The choice; coffee or wine? Why choose? Have both. The offering enticing. The ritual … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Ghost Writer

Flash Fiction: The Midnight Game

PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Fun Note: This story brings back memories of my very first unfinished novel (inspired by a short story I wrote as a teen). Thinking my muse is nagging me to look at old projects! However, The Midnight Game … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Midnight Game

Flash Fiction: Haunted Cove

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.   Her heart tried to break through her chest. Could they hear it? Give away her hiding location? She crouched low, willing her frame to be as small as possible. Time slowed down. Every now and then … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Haunted Cove

Flash Fiction: Nature’s Ladder

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers I lived in that house once. The family home. The yard immaculately kept. What have they done to my grounds? Weeds dominate the cracks in the pavement. Vines intertwine creating nature’s rope from the second floor to ground. Do they know their teenage daughter climbs down … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Nature’s Ladder

Flash Fiction: Wheel of Fate

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers The Wheel of Fate eh? Looked like a normal fun park ride to me. “It spins and spins and where it stops, predicts your future and what sort of life you’ll have. My grandmother told me about it. Come, it’s a right of passage,” said Jillian pulling … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Wheel of Fate

Flash Fiction: Living Bricks

  What the heck is that growing out of the window? A mole? A hive? Cancer? Get a ladder to cut it out or perform surgery from the inside? The owners want to sell. It will have to be to other witches. Humans tend to freak and wind up in mental institutions when they discover … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Living Bricks

Smoke Messages

PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala   \Snap, crackle, pop. The fire breathes a life of its own. A connection between two worlds. A pit of messages from the dead to the living. If only they would turn on their senses. The deceased wait, patience the equivalent to thin ice. “Silly girl, don’t marry that slob!” Jenny stares into … Continue reading Smoke Messages

Flash Fiction: Ground Zero

  Out of her dirty car window, she saw the house demolished. She waited for relief to hit her, making the world ok again. It never came. Instead, her emotions were as flat as the ground before her. Should have stayed away… no, had to make sure. The house of horrors reduced to nothing more … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Ground Zero