Quote For The Day 10-22-2017

Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.

-Albert Einstein

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Quote For The Day 8-14-2017

“Somewhere in the world there is a defeat for everyone. Some are destroyed by defeat, and some made small and mean by victory. Greatness lives in one who triumphs equally over defeat and victory.”


― 
John SteinbeckThe Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights

Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers 7-26-2017

 

Guide for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

1. A prompt photo will be provided each Monday pm to be used as a base to your story. Please include photo prompt with your story.
2. Linking for this challenge begins on Monday pm and runs to the following Monday pm.
3. Please credit photo to photographer.
4. The story word limit is 100 – 150 words (+ – 25 words). Please try to stay within this limit.

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Louise with The Storyteller’s Abode


“She’ll be a good one once we get her in dry-dock and shape her up.”

“Have I told you lately you’re out of your mind?”

“Well, not since fifteen minutes ago.”

“And here I thought it had been longer than that.”

The both stared out at the stranded boat.

“Who does she belong to?”

“Salvage to the salvager.”

Silent, the two men picked their way across the sand and rocks, stopping next to the boat. She was small but in fair condition, deck splattered with bullet-holes.

“You hired me to find the ships to salvage and sell.  I’m doing that.” A touch of defensiveness in his voice.

“Salvage her,” his boss said after a moment, starting to turn away, pick his way back across the sand. “Make sure you find those drugs. Nobody steals from me and gets away with it.”

A moment later, he was gone.

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