Fish of the Week – Friday Fictioneers – 1 November

Welcome back to the addictive fun of Friday Fictioneers! You know the best fiction can be found right here. Led by  Rochelle Wisoff-Fields, we take the photo and weave our magic with prose and poetry to entertain you. All around the world writers eagerly await their weekly tonic. Rochelle is the source of the photo for inspiration this week.

copyright – Douglas McIlroy

(Genre:Fiction) (100 words)


“It’s a sure thing!” Harmony declared.

“I know right. You have done all the right things,” Destiny cooed.

“It will be glorious!” Hannah said.

They joined the rest of the school assembled for the announcement of the Fish of the Week. With the title came a trip to the new pond, something everyone coveted. The stories of the adventure to come grew with each passing day.

Two older fish watched the spectacle with scowls.

“They think this is a great thing,” Amos groaned.

“Marko is a great salesman!” Bert replied.

“Yes. He sells this fable and our children into slavery.”




About Joe Owens

Can you tell from my writing I love God? I hope so because that is what I want you to know most about me. I am also a writer who loves taking on fiction prompts and crafting a story. One day you will read my work in print. Until then enjoy it here! For free!
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13 Responses to Fish of the Week – Friday Fictioneers – 1 November

  1. Intriguing twist. Well done.

  2. CherryPickens says:

    “…joined the rest of the school…” I love seeing words with several meanings worked into a story. And this one is lovely!

  3. dmmacilroy says:

    Dear Joe,

    Where you going downtown with that net in your hands?

    Great story. (And title.)



  4. Dear Joe,

    An interesting allegory. At least that’s what I read into it.



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