The picture below is the PHOTO PROMPT. There’s much to look at. What do you see? Tell us in one hundred words or less.
My story follows the prompt and the inLinkz blue frog. I appreciate honest comments and crit.
*Note: I apologize for any confusion over the inLinkz tool and encourage you to contact inLinkz.com DIRECTLY for help. Also, I’ve been told that the blue frog does a disappearing act from this page for some. I don’t know why this happens nor is there anything I can do about it. If you want to vent about it feel free to email me at Runtshell@gmail.com. I’ll do what I can.
Genre: Realistic/Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
WE BEGIN WITH THE YOUNG
“What’s this, Opa?” asked Gretchen. “Is it a storybook? I like the pretty gold bird on it.”
Herrick gently took the blue, leather-bound volume from his granddaughter.
“This was given to me a very long time ago.”
“Once upon a time?”
Gathering Gretchen onto his lap, Herrick closed his eyes and remembered the day the youth leader issued him a fresh uniform and the virulent tome. So proud he’d been to serve his country. So fervent.
“Will you read it to me, Opa?”
Herrick fished a box of matches from his pocket.
“Nein, Liebling. I ‘ve a better plan for it.”