Photo Copyright: Ted Strutz
Here we are this week gathered in front of a work of art in a neighborhood park. We’ve gathered to discuss our original stories for the week. This is the Friday Fictioneers group. Our hostess for the gathering is the talented and gracious author and artist, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. The challenge for each of us this week and every week is to write a 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 prompt was provided by Ted Strutz. Thanks, Ted.
To read the other stories by group members, 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
A BARGAIN by P.S. Joshi
The day had arrived when Jake Goodrich, famed local art critic, was to choose the show winner. Jake stopped in front of the piece labeled “Wheels” and smiled.
“Without a doubt, this is the masterpiece,” he said in a voice that rose above the mumbling of the large crowd. He put the sign 1st Prize in front of it and stepped back.
That night under a streetlight payment exchanged hands.
“Here’s the amount asked for, Jake,” said Brad Mathews. “Thanks to you I not only have the museum’s top award money, my garage is thoroughly cleared out.”