Submitted for Sunday Photo Fiction

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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. With the link tool below, you can add your story as well as read all the amazing stories written by others.

This is a multiple part story.  To follow the story from the beginning, click hereAnd now, The Diaries, Part 9.

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

 

“Samuel is involved in something that he can’t or won’t talk about. We have to finish reading the diaries to know what that might be but we also have to think about how we can stop whatever it waiting for us at home.”

“I know George. I feel like we’re on a very steep escalator that is headed into the unknown. We can’t go down and back to our lives before all this but going forward is just as scary. Let’s see what’s next in the diary.”

June 29, 1940

I agreed to accompany Sheila on a trip to London. We took the noon train. In London, we were staying with Sheila’s Aunt Catherine who was alone. Her husband is in the Royal Navy and her two young children had been packed off to Ireland for the duration of the war. We had to deal with the blackout nightly but luckily no bombs hit while we were visiting. Something odd did occur though. On the second day, I walked to mail a letter and I thought I saw Samuel. I called out to him but he didn’t respond. He was with another man and the two exchanged papers then parted.

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

 

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

 

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

 

Credit: Al Forbes

Credit: Al Forbes

 

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7 responses

  1. Birgit says:

    I looked at this photo and wondered how you will be able to use this and you did it brilliantly! Love it and so intrigued with the story you are writing. I am gone next weekend so now I have to wait until Monday to find out the next part!

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  2. Al says:

    What a fantastic way to use it. Brilliantly done.

    I like how this story is going. The intrigue from so many years ago is excellent.

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  3. Nice integration of your diaries project and the prompt.

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