Friday Fictioneers is hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields who provides us with a photo prompt. Each week’s challenge is to write a 100-word story inspired by the photo. Click here to play along or just read more stories.
She swore the shadows whispered, seemed to be alive.
At first, friends and relatives laughed. They thought Millie was teasing her next novel.
The table tucked away in the shrubbery of her yard was where she did the majority of her writing. She hadn’t gone near it in months. Her niece, Margie, realized it was more than a lark and took Millie to see a psychiatrist, Dr. Chad Oh, who proposed a picnic lunch for the three of them at that table.
As they sat, the shadows crept ever closer to the table tucked away in the shrubbery.