Submitted for Sunday Photo Fiction
The Assignment: The idea of Photo Fiction is write a story of around 100-200 words (which is also called Flash Fiction) based on a photo as a prompt. In this particular photo fiction, the story must be based on the photo below. Today I start a multiple part story. Please enjoy, The Diaries (Part 1)
After work, Karla was shocked when she was able to drive the car into the garage. George had been out of work for months; however cleaning out the garage has been on his list of things to do for years.
“Be positive and don’t use the word finally,” said Karla to herself.
She found George on the couch watching a baseball game.
“You were a busy man today. The garage looks great,” said Karla.
“A local television commercial guaranteed your garage or basement cleared in four hours or it’s free. I called and they came with a truck and hauled it all away.”
“Here is the contract. It was only five-hundred dollars because they expect to make money from our junk.”
Karla read, “The owner transfers title of the entire contents of the garage and the owner confirms that any property not included has been removed. Did you go through and remove any items?”
“Wasn’t it all junk?”
“My grandmother’s diaries were stored in the garage. You knew about my summer genealogical project. I’ll call the company.”
Picking up the telephone, Karla entered the number from the contract.
A man answered, “Pronto Pizza, delivery or pick up?”