Mary Bradford is a published writer of short stories in magazines, newspapers and anthologies both in Ireland and internationally, mainly in the United States. Her novel 'My Husband's Sin', contemporary fiction, is with Tirgearr Publishing. The sequel is due in Spring 2018. She dabbles in historical westerns and adult romance also. Mary writes plays and has seen her work both short-listed and performed.
Thursday, 22 January 2015
5 Sentence Fiction
Every week, the Lillie McFerrin website gives a writing prompt, usually accompanied with a photograph. The only rule is it must be 5 sentences long.
I have enjoyed this challenge before but let it slide, now I hope to return to it again this year.
The prompt word for this week is ABANDON
Here is my offering, enjoy.
The smoke covered walls blackened and dirty stood
accusingly. I didn't mean for the fire to kill anyone. It was a harmless prank
that went wrong. I only wanted to be noticed, no-one ever took notice of me.
Now, now I have to abandon my plans that would have made me popular.
To read more great 5 sentence fiction, use the following link.