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: Ether Island

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here.  Interesting Note: The image reminded me of a novel series I started years ago. Perhaps, I need to return to Ether Island?    The island offers an alluring vibe. Isolated from the mainland, slower in pace. A … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Ether Island

Flash Fiction: Now and Then

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers. Other stories featuring the prompt can be found here. Nowhere is safe. Take this street, before the outbreak the snow clumped together like fluffy white clouds, no cracks or potholes in the road, the sidewalk smooth. The avenue a haven for life. The building now rubble, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Now and Then

Flash Fiction: Yesteryear

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays for Rochelle's Friday Fictioneers A relic of yesteryear. The old market and deli reduced to housing the ghost of nostalgia. The grandkids will never understand with their technology. In my day, kids hung out after school and hitched up their skirts inside the walls. Flashed innocent glances at each other, … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Yesteryear

Flash Fiction: The Bench

Ice covered the bench just as it tombed Sarah’s heart. As the seasons changed her husband suffered an agonising death. Cancer. She nagged him for decades to give up the cigarettes. “She’ll be alright, Sar, only live life once.” Left behind she watched their young grandchildren grow alone. The once joyful backyard, home to bitter-sweet … Continue reading Flash Fiction: The Bench