The City of Dreams- Fiction in a Flash Challenge #writingcommunity #amwriting #flashfiction

Some fantastic #FlashFiction by Jacquie Biggar

Jacquie Biggar-USA Today Best-selling author

Fiction in a Flash Challenge

Suzanne Burke came up with this inspiring weekly challenge. Read more and join in here

The City of Dreams

The iconic Hollywood sign was more garish in the bright California sun than Beth expected. She’d dreamed of this moment for so long, it didn’t seem real.

She reached for her cheap Polaroid camera, hesitated, then shrugged and quickly snapped the photo before the tour bus chugged out of the view point. Her parents might not care, but her young sister, Sara, would. She’d begged to come with Beth, but their father wouldn’t hear of it.

“If your sister wants to run off and get herself into who-knows-what kind of trouble, that’s up to her. She’s old enough to do what she wants. But you ain’t, and I say you’re not going anywhere.”

Yep, that was dear old Dad. Cripes, would it be so hard for…

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Smorgasbord Poetry – Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #Etheree -To better understand by Sally Cronin

A moment of light from Sally Cronin.

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Time of the week to respond to Colleen’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge 137 and this week the prompt words were Kind and Shift and I have selected the synonyms ‘Genial and Change’

Etheree – To Better Understand by Sally Cronin

It
is most
genial
to meet someone
who is of like mind,
and who influences
us to explore and to change
the perspective we have of life,
so that we can better understand
how we are all connected together.

©Sally Cronin

©Sally Cronin 2019

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If you would like to participate in this week’s challenge you have until Sunday: https://colleenchesebro.com/2019/07/23/colleens-2019-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-137-synonymsonly/

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Twittering Tales: Echo Lake Park

Echo Lake Park

Skyscrapers rise
through the dusty
skies
around Echo
Lake Park.

Ripples of water collide
as children splash and
dive,
and swim to shore.

126 Characters

© Rob Goldstein 2019

This is an entry for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales #146 – 23 July, 2019

Twittering Tales Kat Myrman

Twittering Tales: The 10-Second Memoir

The 10-Second Memoir

Before Prozac, I once stormed the streets of this City like a mob with conviction, like a Godzilla in search of King Kong.

118 Characters

(c) Rob Goldstein 2019

This is an entry for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales #145 – 16 July, 2019

Twittering Tales Kat Myrman