Hide and Seek

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Hosted by Friday Fictioneers

Words – 95

“Kids, don’t go far and come before the dusk falls.”

Brother and sister found an abandoned cottage near the woods. The broken roof, smashed window panes and missing door appealed to them. It was an ideal place to play hide and seek.

“You hide, I shall seek,” said brother.

“Are you ready?” He shouted.

No girly voice answered.

“Where are you? Don’t play your silly games with me?”

He went inside the cottage, climbed up the attic but sister was nowhere to be found.

“I had told you not to venture too far.” Mother cried.

 

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#TellTaleThursday – 11th October 2018

The other evening, as I was walking in the park with my daughter, yellow and orange leaves fell on us heralding the arrival of Autumn. That gave us an idea! We thought Autumn will be an ideal prompt for our second week of #TellTaleThursday. What say!!

Let’s make an ode to this golden season with our pen and imagination.

The rules are simple:

  • Write a story, complete in itself.
  • Check spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Copy and paste your Story URL to the inLinkz list.
  • The story should be up to 250 words.
  • Add this line < #TellTaleThursday with Anshu & Priya > at the end of the post.
  • Multiple entries are welcome.
  • Read, comment and share – spread the love.

Use the graphic prompt given below, weave a story, and add to the linky.  Have fun!

Lady in Red

Image Credit: Giphy.com

Word count – 159 Words

Lady in Red

She was waiting by the tree, resplendent in her favourite red dress, enjoying the pretty autumn colours. She loved when the yellow, orange and red leaves fell down and became one with the earth and the crisp mountain breeze made her hair fly. Pity most people didn’t see it that way – they only saw the barren trees that reminded them of their twilight years and impending end.

She looked up and saw a couple coming her way. The man whispered something in the woman’s ear and she laughed, love shining bright in her eyes. They were pushing a stroller with a cherubic 2-year old. The toddler looked up at her and waved. She waved back. The couple looked around, but saw nothing. They hurried their steps and left the park.

She sighed. Some people had it all. But, she was happy with her tree, her red dress and wind in the hair.

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Premonition

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook

Hosted by Friday Fictioneers

“Can’t you do something other than collecting rocks?” he said.

“They are fossils,” his son argued.

“So basically rocks.” Sonny boy chose not to argue.

“But why go to Thailand?”

“To collect more fossils, dad.”

“I’d rather you didn’t go this time.” He plead.

This conversation took place every time he had to travel overseas for work.

As he opened the box of fossils fedexed by the Paleotology Department, his hands shook and his eyes welled up. On the wall, there was a picture that said –

Jeremiah Williams

14.02.74 – 26.12.2004

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#TellTaleThursday – 4 October 2018

We are super excited to present the first ever #TellTaleThursday prompt.

Today we (Priya & I) present a picture prompt to stir your imagination.

The rules are simple:

  • Write a story, complete in itself.
  • Check spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Copy and paste your Story URL to the inLinkz list.
  • The story should be up to 250 words.
  • Add this line < #TellTaleThursday with Anshu & Priya > at the end of the post.
  • Multiple entries are welcome.
  • Read, comment and share – spread the love.

Use the picture prompt given below, weave a story, and add to the linky.  Have fun!

#TellTaleThursday is a prompt based fiction writing challenge

Image Credit: Pixabay

Word count – 105 Words

Lost sunset

The sun was hanging low on the horizon. The sky was a palette of brilliant colours that reflected in the waters below. This was her favourite time of the day. Vendors were leaving the canal in their small boats after a busy day. There was peace and quiet. But very briefly. Soon she heard the whirring sound of the powerful motor boats. She knew what it meant. She was expecting it.

“Josephine, come inside. Clients will be visiting us any time now,” purred a female voice whose owner went by the name of Madame.

She sighed. She would miss the sunset. Once again. As always.

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Challenge yourself with #TellTaleThursday

Prompt based fiction writing challenge

#TellTaleThursday – a prompt based fiction writing challenge

September is finally over…Phew!! What an incredible month it was with #MyFriendAlexa, Ganpati celebrations and children’s exams.

All that is now behind us!!

On this first day of the new month, we (Priya and I) look forward to share an exciting news with you. We are starting a writing challenge. Because we have realised that challenges bring out the best in us. It gives wings to our imagination, prompts us to pour our heart out and makes us feel a part of the community.

So spin a tale that fascinates and spellbinds us, makes us cry, start in fear and roll in laughter, puts stars in our eyes and makes us fall in love..ALL OVER AGAIN!!

Every Thursday we will come up with an interesting prompt/idea to help the creative juices flow. And, no points for guessing what we call it… *drumrolls* …  TellTaleThurday !!

So come this Thursday, 4th October, a fun prompt awaits to stir your imagination.

The rules are simple:

  • Write a story, complete in itself.
  • Check spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Copy and paste your Story URL to the inLinkz list.
  • The story should be up to 250 words.
  • Add this line < #TellTaleThursday with Anshu & Priya > at the end of the post.
  • Multiple entries are welcome.
  • Read, comment and share – spread the love.

Let us know what you think about it. Any feedback/suggestion/prompts ideas are welcome. We will also give due credit to the contributor. Look forward to your participation.

 

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The Last Laugh

PHOTO PROMPT © Yvette Prior

This post is written for Friday Fictioneers.

Kat wore the flashy amethyst pendant to her “good friend” Sarah’s tea party. Today, she would burst Sarah’s bubble that her holier-than-thou husband had a string of mistresses. Kat smiled maliciously.

“I have the exact same pendant.” The model seated beside Kat pouted. She was lovely and fashionably anaemic.

“It’s a gift from my husband,” Kate supplied.

“And my lover gifted it to me,” the model provoked.

“The colour reminds him of the English …

“lavender – delicate but heady just like me.” The model finished.

Kat, shocked, looked at Sarah. Sarah with her big innocent eyes, smiled.

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Reviewing Book ‘ Tara’- by Anshu

Hello friends, you must be knowing that I published a book called Tara recently.

It’s available on Kindle and as paperback on Amazon.com

This is a review of Tara by my very good friend  Priya from priyreflects.com

 

 

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Book Title: Tara

Author: Anshu Bhojnagarwala

About the Author: @Anshu Bhojnagarwala knew she was meant to be a story-teller when her best bed-time stories as a child were the ones she made up herself. And she could barely read then! She would just let her vivid imagination take over. Not much has changed. Even today, she enjoys creating fascinating characters and plots. She is currently, working on a book that is a complete entertainer where you will encounter drama, sex and murder mystery. So, if you liked her e-book do keep a look-out for this one.

She began reading comics and then later graduated to English classics and also French literature! She finds herself drawn to the supernatural and paranormal. Who knows, maybe that’s where her next book will come from!  

As a popular parenting blogger, Anshu also likes sharing her thoughts on health and parenting on her…

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