99 Word Prompt: Film Festival

(This latest prompt from carrot ranch couldn't be more timely for me as will become evident in the story. Link to prompt below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/11/04/november-4-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ The writer was checking his emails then saw one from a film festival competition where he had submitted a screenplay. Probably just another rejection, he thought, bad news can wait. He … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Film Festival

99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

(Another Carrot Ranch prompted 99 word flash fiction story. The subject of this prompt is old photographs, which is something that touches most if not all people. They're reminders of our past, our family history, and give our own lives dimension. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/07/01/july-1-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Who are these people?" Father looked at the old photograph. "Remember … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: The Old Photograph

Fibbing Friday (6/11/21)

(Taking part once again in another exercise of deceit. Someday I will learn that honesty is the best policy...someday. This one is from pcivguy. Subject is TV shows, hope I did all right. I've recently ended a long term writing project so I'm feeling a little down. Fibbing Friday may be just the thing to … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (6/11/21)

99 Word Prompt: Deep Wishes

(A flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch. Subject: deep wishes. I utilized the genie inside of a magic lamp trope and gave it an ending I don't recall ever seeing in a three wishes story. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2021/03/11/march-11-flash-fiction-challenge-2/ "Oh boy! A magic genie! I want a billion dollars, a new pickup truck, and a … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Deep Wishes

Fibbing Friday (5/1/20)

(More fun things to do during lockdown, improving how to lie.  This week's Fibbing Friday is prompted by pcguyiv, and the theme appears to be finding differences among similar things and similarities among different things.  All a bit confusing, but I attempted to come up with the best falsehoods I could in this reciprocating prompt.  … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (5/1/20)

99 Word Prompt: Open Road

(A 99 word flash fiction short story prompted by Carrot Ranch and inspired by the recent movie El Camino. Link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2020/02/28/february-27-flash-fiction-challenge/ "Nothing like the open road," the motorist said to himself as he looked across the earth toned desert expanse. "A chance to leave the city and clear my head." He admired the vistas … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Open Road

Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

(More Fibbing Friday mendacity prompted by pensitivity101, the theme of this one appears to be animals and other random things.  As always, I did my best at being dishonest with the answers, and that's the truth.  Link below to original post.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/31/fibbing-friday-31st-january/ 1. Why did the boy remain on the burning deck?   To enjoy his … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/31/20)

Fibbing Friday (1/3/20)

(More deception, mendacity, and straight up bamboozling for Fibbing Friday, this one prompted by pensitivity101.  I'm not sure if this questionnaire has a particular theme, but as always, I was as untruthful as my talents would allow.  Link to original post below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2020/01/03/first-fibbing-friday-of-2020/ It’s obvious what baked beans and baked potatoes are. But what is … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (1/3/20)

99 Word Prompt: Key Lime Pie

(A 99 word flash fiction piece prompted by Carrot Ranch, link below.) https://carrotranch.com/2019/12/06/december-5-flash-fiction-challenge/ "You think he'll appreciate this?" Eva asked. "Of course," Marty replied.  "Who doesn't like a good practical joke?" "Most people." "I'm sure he'll have a good laugh." Clearance walked into the room, then Marty launched a pie he had been holding aloft … Continue reading 99 Word Prompt: Key Lime Pie

Fibbing Friday (12/6/19)

(The latest Fibbing Friday from pesnsitivity101, a prompt in which 10 questions have to be answered untruthfully.  Since I'm naturally an honest person, this is especially challenging for me.  But I'm willing to temporarily shelve my morals in order to write this post and entertain my readers.  You're welcome.  Link below.) https://pensitivity101.wordpress.com/2019/12/06/fibbing-friday-6th-december-2019/ 1. What makes … Continue reading Fibbing Friday (12/6/19)