Five Sentence Fiction – Alone

Lille McFerrin provides a weekly one word prompt and asks us to take five sentences to create a response.  There is no word limit with this particular challenge, just a limit to the number of sentences. Be creative and tell your story. Thanks Lillie for giving us a new word each week.


Jerry took even, although infirm steps as he headed toward the wooded path for the first time since that night. Celia had accompanied him the last time, but never returned. Her murder shocked the sleepy village of Hamilton’s Rest to its core, sending shrieks of terror through neighborhoods for the next decade. He knew that Robert Allen Craig was securely locked away, never to threaten anyone again, but his heart still thundered in his chest. His memories were forever etched into the theater of his mind and this was not going to be pleasant. 


I want to share another opportunity for those of you who love writing flash fiction. Red Dwyer and Redmund Productions offer a quarterly publication that gathers 250 flash fiction stories according to a specific theme and set of words during a thirteen week time period. Right now is the fall session and several words are already in play. There is still over a month to go with this, so hop on over and try your hand:

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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3 Responses to Five Sentence Fiction – Alone

  1. Wendie says:

    Wow, incredible blog. And may your Christmas be also as special and unique as you are!

  2. michael says:

    Will you be interested in trading links?

  3. Glynis says:

    Richly dark ….I loved it!

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