Into The Night

Jesus slid open the sash window and vaulted lightly over the sill onto the ironwork beyond. He could feel the shuddering continue through the soles of his pristine sneakers as he quietly closed the window, fading out the sound of his parents’ argument.

The Path to Enlightenment

Welcome to this week’s offering for Friday Fictioneers. The task is to come up with a story in 100 words or less using the picture as a prompt. My story is below, I hope you enjoy it. At the bottom of the story is a link where you kind find other people’s stories to read. […]

The Spirit Guide

“Day and night cannot dwell together!” Spotted Bear rose from the table and strode angrily from the house. “Please Papa,” Christina called after him, “you’re more alike than you know.” Her husband John gently placed his hand on her swelling womb, her restless skin rippling beneath his touch. As Spotted Bear walked off his fury […]


It’s Wednesday again and that means… Friday Fictioneers! This weeks offering is a dystopian tale where our hero, Emerson, lives a solitary existence following a natural disaster that has left the world largely under water. Inspired by last week’s post by Gabriele at Flights of Fancy who wrote so passionately about the environment. Purgatory (100 words) […]

The Orphan Trains

This story was inspired by the Orphan Train Program, as it became known, that operated in the United States from 1854 to 1929. You can read a little more about it below the story, or click the link for a more complete understanding of this controversial program. As usual, the aim of Friday Fictioneers is […]

Al Dente Con Tableau

Friday Fictioneers  – 17th June 2016 What a tough prompt this week! Had to go with humour with such a ridiculous (in a good way) image on offer this week, I am sure this was one I missed last time around and I seriously thought of missing it this time. Other people’s stories can be […]

The Voices

Here is my new offering for this weeks Friday Fictioneers. Looks like I found time after all. 🙂 Copyright – Douglas M. MacIlroy The Voices – 99 Words It was after the fall the voices began. Not just English, so many languages it was hard to understand anything.  “It’s like this plate in my head […]

The Book of Thoth

  Welcome to this week’s offering for Friday Fictioneers, if you fancy having a go yourself the rules are simple, write a story in 100 words or less with a beginning, middle and end inspired by the weekly photo prompt posted by Rochelle, our host. Click on the blue frog after the story for much […]

Cyprian The Slayer

  Friday Fictioneers is a group of people who write stories in response to a photo prompt posted every wednesday by our host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The challenge is to write a story that has a beginning a middle and an end while sticking to the word limit. To read other peoples entries click on the […]