Tag Archives: Failure

Friday Fictioneers – Debt Crisis

ff050117Most days, the twisting lane down to Hennigan’s farm lay silent. Only the rumble of Frank’s rusty tractor occasionally besmirched the rural hush. In summers though, desperately needed visitors would weave their way down the lane to buy the farm’s prize asset, Hennigan cider. There hadn’t been nearly enough visitors this summer, or last, and the farm was in trouble.

From her kitchen, Mary Hennigan peered out between autumn raindrops towards the barn. Frank’s Labrador had been barking, and now he’d started to howl. Buttoning up her raincoat, Mary set out for the barn, cursing both Frank and his stupid dog on the way.


The words above form my first Friday Fictioneers story of 2017.  

Happy New Year to all my fellow FF’rs.

Friday Fictioneers – Blind Spot

ff141015Night security stared intently at his screen. The Packers had a 3rd and goal with time expiring. Their entire season was all on this play, as was his next month’s rent cheque. On a bank of monitors across the office, only the watching eye of the CCTV camera noticed as a green Ford Mustang reversed up to the trash cans.


The security guard celebrated his luck by breaking into a fresh six-pack of Millers.

Behind him the lone camera continued to pan the parking lot. The green Mustang had gone. It would be Monday morning before they found her.


These words form my entry into Friday Fictioneers photo prompt challenge.