Tag Archives: #Twittering Tales

Myopic Mishap, Twittering Tales #149…

Kat Myrman at Mercury Colliding has provided another interesting photo prompt for a very short story of no more than 280 characters.  Here’s my take this week and you can read all the entries and/or join in by visiting Kat’s site.

Inching towards O’Hare as construction funneled traffic to one lane, Liz squinted and tapped “in 149” on her cell.

The reply was immediate. “Leave it.” Complying, she jumped out and fixed her contact lens. Too late she saw it was Taxi #159 where she had left the device…

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Twittering Tales #147, Catfishin’

Kat Myrman at Mercury Colliding has provided another interesting photo prompt for a very short story of no more than 280 characters.  Here’s my take this week and you can read all the entries and/or join in by visiting Kat’s site.

 

This is where you decided to meet?

Yeah, she said a public beach.

It’s so crowded. How you gonna find her?

Said she’d wear a black bikini. Why’s that funny?

Dude, there’s like 1,000 girls! Just text her.

Crap, no bars. You think she set me up?

Jeez, ya think?

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Twittering Tales #146, The Gift…

Kat Myrman at Mercury Colliding has provided another interesting photo prompt for a very short story of no more than 280 characters.  My first impression of this picture was that it reminded me of marionettes.  So here’s my entry this week and you can read all the entries and/or join in by visiting Kat’s site.

Papa, it’s wonderful!

Well, it’s not everyday that a prince turns 10, now is it?

May I make the puppets move?

Puppets? Oh, no, son, they’re not toys. They’re tiny subjects I had created just for you.  Now, be gentle —

I’m making this one fly!

Wilhelm, no — his arm!

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Parole Board, Twittering Tales #145…

Kat at Mercury Colliding has provided another great photo for a very short story of 280 characters or less.  You can see all the stories here!

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My heart pounds as I draw a breath.

Yes, Ms. Gray? Something to add?

No, sir, I think my papers are all there.

So it seems. The guard will take you back. The Parole Board will rule next month.

No, please!  They said today!

 

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Last Photo, Twittering Tales #143…

Kat Myrman at Mercury Colliding has provided another interesting photo prompt for a very short story of no more than 280 characters.  Here’s my entry this week and you can read all the entries and/or join in by visiting Kat’s site.

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This is a photo of my big brother Mike. Yeah, I know you can’t see his face. I treasure it cause he’s fixing my car to keep me safe before he went to fight a war to save somebody else’s families on the other side of the world.  A war he never came home from.

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