The Will

The Will

This week at Friday Fictioneers, Rochelle Wiseoff-Fields has chosen the image above by Jeff Arnold as our writing prompt. When her Aunt Mia passed away, Cara was surprised to learn that she had been included in the will.  She’d seldom seen her aunt and didn’t feel as though she even knew her. When the box [...]

All the Pretty People

All the Pretty People

This week at Friday Fictioneers, Rochelle has chosen the above image © J Hardy Carroll, as our 100-word writing prompt. The popular kids hung out at Rockin' Roger's: football players, cheerleaders — all the pretty people. Rhonda was none of the above and didn’t frequent Rockin' Roger's. Even if she were one of the popular [...]

The Drug

The Drug

For the dVerse Prosery prompt, we write prose that includes a line from a poem. This line is given in the prompt—you do not choose it. Our Prosery piece must not exceed 144 words. I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended. I use the same MO every time; they [...]

A Moonlit Night

A Moonlit Night

This week over at the Friday Fictioneers blog, Rochelle has given us the above photo by Ceayr as a writing prompt. 100 words. "So, that's where it happened." Madeleine explained and nodded toward the fountain. "How romantic!" Dalia smiled.  "Yeah, I suppose." Madeleine gripped her walker and looked away. "You suppose? Tell me, was it [...]

Melvin’s Lament

Melvin’s Lament

  Melvin is a merman fraught with angst. His parents’ irresponsible and haphazard interspecies coupling left him with a laundry list of psychological disorders to navigate: “Mirror, mirror on the seafloor, what am I really, at my core? Am I merman, or am I troll— Is this always, how I must roll?”