hh-spinet--Jan W. Fields

Photo Copyright: Jan W. Fields

Here we all are again for another week. Today we’re gathered in a virtual room with a virtual harpsichord on display. Our hostess for this gathering is the gracious and talented author and artist, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. We’re the Friday Fictioneers group. Our challenge this week and every week is to each write an original story with no more than 100 words. It’s supposed to have a beginning, middle, end, and follow the picture prompt for the week. This week’s prompt was supplied by Jan W. Fields. Thanks, Jan.

To read the other stories by the group, just click on the link given below, then on the little blue frog in the blue box.

The link for this week’s stories is as follows:

Genre: Humor Fiction

Word Count: 100 Words


My friend Marge and I had often heard about the haunted Fritzen mansion. We decided to pay a fee and spend the night in residence.

It was said the ghost of Mitzie Ann Fritzen, the unmarried daughter of millionaire Horace Fritzen, had haunted for years since her tragic death of a heart attack as she played her favorite plaintive piece on the harpsichord.

It was a chilly, full-moon night.

We arranged our sleeping bags and waited with trepidation.

At midnight. her spirit appeared and began to play.

We both agreed on one point. Mitzie Ann could have used more lessons.




Written Act of Kindness Award



34 thoughts on “THE MIDNIGHT MELODY

  1. Hi,
    I know Patricia Ruthsusan.
    Sounds scary– a spirit playing the piano.
    Congratulations on being Danny Ray’s featured blogger today. I was his featured blogger too! Maybe you can check out my site.


    • Thanks, David. I’m so happy you enjoyed my story and thought it funny. I love getting that praise from a published author who writes humor. I enjoyed writing it. xxx Huge Hugs xxx to you also. πŸ˜€ — Suzanne


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