Another of my favorite writing prompts is back!
The challenge for Flash Fiction for the Purposeful Practitioner will open early Wednesday morning, June 6th. Allow the prompt to take you anywhere you want to go! (Limit your stories to 200 words.)
This challenge is open until 11:00 pm Thursday night, June 14th, 2018.
He stood just off stage, waiting to go on, heart pounding like he’d already run a marathon. The dull roar of the fans sounded like a hurricane, ready for him to blow them away. Lift them up and away into the magical world inside his head.
He was ready. More than ready. Sweat tinting his hair-line, slicking his back, his upper lip. Already feeling the keys beneath his fingers.
A tech bustled around, adjusting his battery pack, checking the charge. The Sound Manager doing one final check. Pyrotechnics ready. The other band members milling around, cyclones of their own nervous energy.
“And now, welcome to the stage, the band everybody has been waiting for….”
The rest lost in a tsunami of noise; lights flashing like shooting stars.
Rudy tapped the rim of the snare, counting out the beat towards heaven.