FF: Feeling Salty?

PHOTO PROMPT – © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY Feeling Salty? “What did that napkin do to him?” Becca asks as she slides into the booth next to Rachel. The two friends glance at Rob, who is busy dismembering a paper napkin. Judging from the pile of shreds, it isn’t his […]

FF: Not For Sale

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E.Ayr Click the pink froggie to join the fun. The Paris café buzzes with life, with friends and family and good food. Rinaldo stares at a pink, bubbly drink – the complete opposite of his mood. “Did you rent the boat or not?” his friend Phil asks. “I told you, no. I asked […]

FF: Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Click Frog to Join Ever since we decided to “come out of the coffin,” things have gotten better in some ways and more complicated in others. For example, non-discrimination ordinances don’t allow No Vampire signs, but villagers could get clever. At my favorite Italian place, I note conspicuous cloves of garlic […]

FF: The Good in Goodbye

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot Click to Join!  Satisfied with her work, Steph steps back to survey the boxes and articles of clothing stacked on the lawn. Atop the stack, a sheet of construction paper bears the words, “You can go anywhere you like, but you can’t stay here.” “That is harsh,” her friend Becca […]

IWSG: Truth Is…

It’s September – already – and the first Wednesday in September which means ISWG Day, the day when we come together and talk about writerly stuff. September 2 (optional) question: If you could choose one author, living or dead, to be your beta partner, who would it be and why? Haha, okay universe. This is […]

FF: Surprise!

Surprise! Molly believes in doing little things to keep her marriage fresh, like today, for example. Without comment, she drops the plain white envelope next to the half-full bowl of raisin bran. Between bites, Liam opens the envelope and unfolds the papers. “What is this? Test results? For a prototype?” Molly goes to stand behind […]

FF: Wait For It

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda “Waiting for your yes is like knowing it’s your birthday. The gifts are wrapped and waiting. That magical moment will come. Our eyes will meet, and we’ll both know. Wrapping paper will fall to the floor, and we’ll know.” I fold up the old love letter, written back before emails and […]

FF: Road Trip

PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio Click (don’t lick) this frog. If you dare. I used to dream of this. If only I had a car. If only my parents would let me drive…. Now, we’re in Badlands, South Dakota. Prairie dogs chitter at each other atop dusty mounds. Blue sky stretches for miles, clean and […]

FF: Left. Over.

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz Click the frog for adventures in literature! In her haste to leave a note on her way to work, Laura broke her husband’s heart. She meant to tell him this: The food at Charlie’s last night was terrible, but there’s left overs in the fridge. Between the mostly torn notepad paper and […]

Letter to God: Cryptic Much?

Hi again who or whatever you are, Yes, some days be like that. I’m mostly writing now because that last one ended on a cryptic note. To be about as clear as stained glass, I’m not talking about my relationship with your son anymore. Because, reasons. Also, I really didn’t – and still don’t know […]