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Friday Fictioneers ~~ September 20, 2013

Yes, yes I know it’s not Friday, but I just had to get this written today. A story popped into my head the moment I saw the picture and it won’t let me go till I write it!

So I thought I would do it today instead of waiting till Friday. I’m sure you won’t mind.

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Write a one hundred word story that has a beginning, middle and an end. (No one will be ostracized for going a few words over the count.)


Make every word count.

Copyright - John Nixon
Copyright – John Nixon



Genre/General Fiction – 101 words


“See you next week!” Gramps called from the doorway.

I waved him goodbye. I first met Gramps a year ago. Β His wife was sick he explained. He wanted to try to enticeΒ her appetite with special tidbits that were more than he could afford. I was happy to help him out, after all I benefited too from the wonderful things he brought me. I asked him once where he got all the beautiful items. He told me he had always been a collector.

Gramps got in the car, turned to his nephew and said, “Well boy, let’s go hit the next house.”


44 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers ~~ September 20, 2013

    1. Dear Doug,

      Um, it does sound vaguely like, better not mention it. I think the old man means well, sort of. πŸ˜‰ Thanks for stopping by and reading!


  1. I just watched a TV show where the gal who owned a curio type shop helped to solve a murder mystery… one part of the story was a young group of kids who staked out garage sales where they were allowed inside the homes… partly to ‘case the joints’.

    I hope gramps and his nephew get their due. Thanks for your visit. I keep trying to out wit the ‘Vampire’ but he’s got a one track mind!


    1. I would think Vampires are hard to ‘shake’. πŸ™‚ Glad you liked my story. I’m sure gramps will get his in the end. Maybe.


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