I was delighted to have a story of mine called The Hitchhiker published by The Ogham Stone, which launched last week. Looking forward to attending the launch tomorrow of another book in which I’ll have a story published, Insplinters Anthology 2015.
This 100 word scene is part 4 of a sequence of flash fictions inspired by photo prompts called Another State, Another License Plate.
Directions: Write a scene or an entire story of 100 words on the nose (no more, no fewer), inspired by this photograph.
This week’s Warmup Wednesday challenge: Borrow a song title for your story’s title.
Gravel crunches beneath our feet.
“We would have lost that foal. I owe you.”
I cringe in guilt. When will he ask where I came from, how I arrived on his property in the middle of nowhere? Seeking to steal a horse, to replace a stolen car, evidence, abandoned on the road a few miles away.
The path meanders around a lake, a duplicitous mirror in the dim light. From under the cover of trees, the house is revealed, a mansion. I lose count of the windows when I see my stolen car, dwarfed by its shadow. Does he know?