Another fascinating story prompt this week courtesy of Jennifer Pendergast. As is usual at this time of the week, here is my offering for the Friday Fictioneers blog hop, ably masterminded by Rochell Wisoff-Fields. For rules and regs, and to post your story, please visit Rochelle’s blog. To see this week’s other stories please click on the linky monster underneath my story.
Julie felt the stress, hurry and buzz of family life fade behind her as she climbed slowly towards the light. Everything seemed airy and peaceful here. Her worries began to fade. At the top of the stairs she arrived at a slightly open door. Was she supposed to knock or just go in? She peered through the crack.
“Josh! Breakfast! You’ll be late for school again.”
“All right Mum, I’ll be down in a minute.”
“I tried texting you, but you never hear your phone with your headphones on. Why we let you have the tower room I’ll never know.”
This week I didn’t go sci-fi, nor did I have any ghosts or fairies, so I think that makes this genre – literary fiction. As always, your comments and suggestions are welcomed.