Category Archives: Photo Prompts

FFfAW Challenge-Week of March 14, 2017

This week’s photo prompt is provided by Tim Livingston with the blog, The ForesterArtist. Thank you Tim for our photo prompt this week! ************** Abandoned by Teresa Smeigh March 2017 The boys were all avidly listening to the speaker. They … Continue reading

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Light and Shade Challenge, Our Write Side – February 14, 2017

I wrote this last week for another prompt and I think it also fits “Wicked Meandering” and so I am combining them with a few changes. Our Write Side’s Master Class Light and Shade Challenge Image from WikiCommons, taken by … Continue reading

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Light and Shade Challenge – Jan 25, 2017 – Dinner

Image from WikiCommons, taken by Andrea Pavenello and used under the Creative Commons Agreement *********Rules Below********* Dinner by Teresa Smeigh January 2017 The kitchen smelled odd and the guests were starting to fidget. They admired the lovely table setting in … Continue reading

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Fireworks – Friday Fictioneers Photo Prompt

PHOTO PROMPT -© Vijaya Sundaram Friday Fictioneers ______________________________________________ Fireworks By Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright August 2016   I looked down at him and listened to the baby cries, the sheer panic in the cries. I hugged him tighter to try … Continue reading

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Fire, My Worst Nightmare (Non-fiction)

I am terrified of fire, so bad, that as a child I was forbidden to watch the news or any shows, or movies, that might contain fire (obviously “Towering Inferno” was a no-no). It was and still is, a terrible … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of August 9, 2016

Kid’s Soccer – by Teresa Smeigh August 2016 Danny always warmed the bench. The coach didn’t think he was good enough to play with the others. Danny cried every game that he sat out and wished with all his heart … Continue reading

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Twins

  Twins I rubbed the piece of plaster, laid out the tools and headed to bed for an early start on my project. The next morning I opened the door and stared. My block of plaster had two heads carved … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Bumble Bee – Non-Fiction

Revenge of the Bumble Bee I had my hands full of dishes from the counter when a bumble bee flew up under my uniform dress. I immediately dropped the dishes on the counter and began swatting at my dress trying … Continue reading

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The Project

The Project “Dennis! What are you doing?” Janice reaches for the tools in her son’s hand. “Mom, I’m working on my school project.” He reaches for the tools. “No! These are dangerous for a 7 year old boy.” “I ain’t … Continue reading

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The Great Paint Escapade

The Great Paint Escapade Mark, Darren and several other of the kids were looking at the painting and giggling. The guards glanced at them every now and then and wondered what they were up to. The children ignored the guards … Continue reading

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Love Thy Family

“We’ll go in a few minutes. Relax, Dorrie.” John asks for the check and they head back to work. Entering the door they find the guard tied up and gagged. John rips the tape off . ”Gunmen, 4 of them, … Continue reading

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The Doll

Penny stares at the store window. “I want this doll!” June looks at a life-size doll that looks exactly like Penny right down to the curly brown hair, pink-smocked dress, tights and shoes. They entered the store and Miss Polly … Continue reading

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The Batteries – Friday Fictioneers

Cindy puts the last touches on the marathon cleaning and the house was now sparkling. No reason for John to bitch at her this time. Something crashes in the other room and Cindy stares in horror as John, in the … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes Challenge #29-Use Image

Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes Challenge #29-Use Image The wench was screaming horrendously. The diners began to quiet and to look around to see what the fuss was. Noticing nothing at first they wondered at her level of sanity and continued … Continue reading

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With a Quack, Quack Here – Sunday Photo Fiction

Photo by A Mixed Bag 2011 With a Quack, Quack Here By Teresa Smeigh January 2016 We lived in a medium-sized home on the lake. We had a small beach out front. Ducks and their poop is messy. Who wants … Continue reading

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FFfAW-Week of January 19, 2016

FFfAW-Week of January 19, 2016 Sunny Day on the Beach By Teresa Smeigh January 2016 It was a hot day on the local beach and available space on the sand was starting to fill up. Lance and Sue were near the … Continue reading

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FFfAW – Week of December 22, 2015

 FFfAW – Week of December 22, 2015   This week’s photo prompt is provided by Etol Bagam. Thank you Etol for the beautiful prompt Umbrella Crazy by Teresa Smeigh December 2015 The lady with the pink umbrella walked that route … Continue reading

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Beep Boop Boop Beep! FFfAW

This week’s photo prompt is provided by pixabay.com (free to use photos) Beep! Written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 “Beep boop boop beep,” cooed little Arianna. “Honey, honey wake up, Arianna is talking and it is time for … Continue reading

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picture prompt

And now on to this weekend’s prompt.  We’re going back to an old faithful, mostly because it delights us to see the stories you create from our photos.  Please give us a creative piece inspired by the photo below.  You … Continue reading

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FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #3 – Judy and John – The Flight – Part 3

FRIDAY FICTION with RONOVAN WRITES Prompt Challenge #3 Judy and John – the Flight written by Teresa Dean Smeigh copyright November 2015 “I know them,” John shouted and started towards the side of the burning cabin towards the direction they … Continue reading

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