Saturday Stuff

Painful Memories

I stared.

“Wow. That house is small. And old … and ugly,” my friend said.

I swallowed.

“Are you ready?”

I shivered.

We walked up the stairs and across the porch, being careful to avoid the rotting planks.

The door creaked as we pushed it open.

I heard rustling from deep within the bowels of the dark house.

“Rats,” my buddy whispered.

I shuddered.

My buddy walked through the door. “Ready?”

I whimpered.

My tormentor grabbed my shirt and yanked me forward; I tripped over my feet.

The chair dominated the small room.

“Weird,” said my friend. “Why does that chair have barbed wire?”

I fainted.

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Saturday Stuff

Headless

We know where all the bodies are buried,” my sister’s friend snarled.

My sister gave me an evil smile over her shoulder.

“I have no idea what you’re talking about,” I said while trying to calm my pounding heart.

The Amazon (which is what I silently called my sister’s friend), held out her hands – six Barbie doll heads were nestled in her sweaty palms.

“You’re sick, do you know that?”

I shrugged. “Prove it.”

The Amazon nodded toward the window.

I looked.

Our chocolate Lab was digging – she buried her nose in the ground and tugged out a headless doll body.

“Stupid dog,” I muttered under my breath.

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Prompt Fiction, Saturday Stuff

An Overgrown Garden

Carmen tried not to look guilty. “I planted a little story seed …” she held up two fingers, very close together, to illustrate her point.

“You mean you lied,” I shot back.

“I didn’t lie, per se,” she swallowed, “I just didn’t tell him the whole truth.”

“You’re an idiot. What do you think lying is??”

“Oh, shut up.”

“That’s like saying, ‘you’re a little pregnant.’ Either you are, or you aren’t. Either you’re honest or you’re not.”

“I like story seed – it sounds better.”

“Seed my foot. You have a full-blown garden.”

“Pass the hoe,” she giggled.

“You need a backhoe,” I snorted.

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Prompt Fiction, Saturday Stuff

Desperate Measures

“What do you think of this beauty?” Lorna held the flimsy, red teddy up to her body and modeled it in front of the mirror.

“I think that sharing everything with your best friend is overrated. I’m drawing the line at lingerie.”

Lorna laughed.

“And,” her friend continued, “you better buy some spray-on tan cause you’re going to glow in the dark with that number.”

“I’m desperate! I’m losing Max’s attention and I need to do something drastic.”

“What do you mean, ‘losing his attention?’”

“He only has eyes for one thing,” Lorna replied with a grimace.

“What’s her name?”

Friday night football.”

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Write up to 100 words, fact or fiction….

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 100 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics.

Prompt Fiction, Saturday Stuff

Such a Killjoy

“We are so busted.’

“We’re not gonna get caught. Unless you give us away with your ‘Guilty as charged’ look. Think about clouds – anything. Wipe that expression off your face.”

“I can’t help it. I’ve never used a fake ID and snuck into a bar before.’

“Shh! Why don’t you broadcast that a little louder? I don’t think the cops heard you.”

“This is so lame. I can’t believe you talked me into this.”

“I can’t believe I brought you. Do you ever loosen up?”

“I’m a fun person. I just get a little uptight when my BFF makes me do something wacked.”

“Oh my God, that guy is so hot.”

“FOCUS”

“I’m focu– oh my God, did you see that girl’s shoes?”

“My parents are not gonna let me out of their sight after tonight.”

“Relax! Sheesh. Such a killjoy.”

Are you seriously ordering another martini?? We are so dead.”

“You have money, right?”

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Write up to 150 words, fact or fiction….

This is a themed writing meme hosted by Jenny Matlock. The goal is to write something that does not exceed 150 words (not including said prompt). The prompt is in italics.