This week’s photo stumped me. I had a story idea right away– a couple of ideas, but none of them felt just right. I went for playful, period influenced, noir’ish. Not my usual approach, but it’s where the words took me. As always, positive or constructive feedback is always welcome.
Friday Fictioneers is brought to you each week by the indomitable Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Use the photo prompt, provided this week by Jean L. Hays, to inspire a 100-word story, with a beginning, middle and end. You can find more information and the other stories, on Rochelle’s blog, Addicted to Purple.
Guys and Dolls (95 words)
“Why you lookin’ so glum, doll? I thought we was celebratin’.”
“It seems like you don’t really notice me Joey.”
“What’ya talking about baby? You’re a knock out. I love that red get up.”
“See, that’s what I mean; you don’t notice me, just what I’m wearin’. ”
“What’s wrong with that. You’re a looker, shouldn’t I look… What else is there?”
“You don’t get it; you just plow along. We could talk ya’ know– ask me what I want to do or what I’m thinkin’ about.”
“Uh, yeah… ok, whered’ya get that red number?”
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