Photo Copyright: Piya Singh
Here we are for another week. Today we’ve gathered in a virtual state park near a virtual old stone house. Our hostess for this group gathering is the talented and gracious 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 not counting the title. It’s supposed to have a beginning, middle, end, and follow the picture prompt for the week. This week’s picture was supplied by Piya Singh and is a repeat requested by Sandra Crook. Thanks, Piya, and Sandra.
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: Speculative Fiction
Word Count: 100 Words
DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS? by P.S. Joshi
The old stone house stood on park land off Scenic Route 212. Violent deaths had taken place there two centuries before. It was on the list of historic places meant to preserve it. Horrific ghosts still dwelled there some said. What about the footprints, the worn path, and the well bucket?
Bloody footprints were always seen in the dust on the floor. The path to the well was still worn and clear of leaves–the well bucket frequently wet. Park rangers never saw anyone.
One night Ranger, Charlie Simms, screamed, his hair turned white, and he just quit talking. Ghosts?