Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

Week of 01-17 through 01-23-2017


This week’s photo prompt is provided by Shivangi Singh. 

Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

1. A prompt photo will be provided each Tuesday to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.

2. Linking for this challenge begins on Tuesday and runs to the following Monday evening.

3. Please credit photo to photographer.

4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try to stay within this limit.

Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers

“Ah shit,” Calvin grumbled, glaring at the fallen tree.  He looked back at the other men, eyes settling on Danny as the boy attempted to hide behind the mini-mover. “Whatcha mean this ain’t the right tree?”

Danny bit his lip. “Well, I don’t think so. I think it was the other one.”

Their gazes turned to the identical tree on the opposite side of the drive.

“And ya didn’t say nothin’ earlier cause?”

Startled, scared, eyes. “I thought it was the right one?”

Calvin bit back an angry reply. “All right. Johnny, you and Phil-there, finish this one. Danny, get the guide rope on the other tree.”

Once the rope was secure, he started the chain saw and set to work. Both trees down. That was his story and he was sticking to it.

Ah, Christ. He was gonna have to fire his own nephew. Again.




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