It’s Flash Fiction Friday time! Take a look at the photo provided by the FFF host, the seriously distracted Advizor54 from Free Advice is worth what you pay for it. What does it make you think about? Click over to see what he made of the photo. And there are links to other bloggers too! Also, that’s where the weekly prompts are posted, so you can join in! My take is below. Here’s the challenge:
Word Count: 250
Bonus Words: Tell us about your last naughty phone call (+50)
Required Phrase: Put the phone down
Forbidden Word: Answer, Respond
Extra Credit: Make a naughty phone call from work, or to someone at work
7:15 pm To Chuck from her: Sorry. Working late. Hope to be home by 9 pm.
7:17 pm from her: Oh no! I made your favorite lasagna bolongese!
7:20 pm from Chuck: Sorry. It’ll keep, right?
7:21 pm from her: Yes. Sure. I just… hurry home! Love you.
8:15 pm To Chuck from her: You still at work?
8:22 pm from Chuck: Yes. Sorry. Wrapping up now. Be there in an hour.
8:23 pm from her: Be careful, rain is awful.
10:15 pm To Chuck from her: Where are you? Tell me you aren’t still at work?!
10:17 pm from Chuck: No! Sorry. Stuck in traffic.
10:18 pm from her: ETA?
10:19 pm from Chuck: awhile. bad crash. Road closed.
10:20 pm from her: oh no! dinner is going to be so cold
10:24 pm from Chuck: Sorry. Pack it up, I’ll nuke it when I get there.
10:26 pm from her: Okay. I’m sleepy. See you in the morning.
10:28 pm from Chuck: Thanks. Got to put the phone down and drive.
“Did she believe you?” the blond beauty asked.
“Sure. She doesn’t suspect,” Chuck replied. “I’ll be good until traffic clears. My buddy Bobby is stuck in it… he’ll call when he gets moving.”
“We can go upstairs now?” the redhead asked.
“Yes, of course… in a sec,” Chuck replied, glancing down at his phone. “Just let me check one more thing.”