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For Friday Fictioneers, writers respond to a prompt with 100 words or less. Thank you to Rochelle for providing the following photo prompt. Ready “Ladies and gentlemen, we will begin boarding shortly.” Marking her place, Meera stowed her book away. Boarding pass? Ready. Passport? Ready. Neck pillow, sleeping mask, water bottle — ready. She stood up. No one else even twitched, except a nervous-looking man nearby. Deflated, Meera sat back down. “Thank you for… Read More

I wrote this for last week’s Friday Fictioneers but wasn’t sure about publishing it. Returned to it a couple of days later and thought, why not? For those who don’t know, Friday Fictioneers involves writers responding to a prompt with 100 words or less. Thank you to Rochelle for providing the following photo prompt. This piece is based on one of my favourite poems, Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. A Few More Steps Her… Read More

I’m a bit late to this one but hey, maybe we can pretend it’s Friday for two minutes. 😉 Because that’s approximately how long it takes to read (and possibly comment on) 100 words or less, which is what writers submit for Friday Fictioneers! Thank you to Rochelle for providing the following photo prompt. Afternoon Adventures The canoe loomed like a nightmare. The closer they approached, the harder she gripped her father’s hand. “You ready, Lindy?”… Read More

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