Hi friends and welcome back for another Flash Fiction challenge! If you have not been following my previous flash fiction challenge posts I will give you a brief overview, I participate in a weekly challenge from the blog Carrot Ranch where the objective is to write about a given prompt for that week in exactly 99 words, no more, no less, in whichever way you choose to interpret the prompt. You can read more about this challenge here.
This weeks prompt is a bucket of water. While I am writing this, I just got off work from my retail job, it is 10:00pm and I am in the truck on my way to California to go home for spring break, which makes it a bit hard to write since it is so shaky, so if there are any small typos please bear with me.
Sweat drenched Elsie’s shirt as she lugged the overflowing bucket of water up the steep hill that her cottage sat upon. She was annoyed she had to do this two days in a row since Sasha decided to disappear into town when it was her turn to collect water from the river to take care of their sick father.
“Here Papa, drink up.” she said to him as she walked into their living room where he laid on his make shift bed in front of the fire.
If only they could afford a warmer house, maybe he’d get better
How do you think I did with this weeks prompt? Some of the other prompts have taken a lot of thought from me before I could start writing, but for this one I seemed to know what I wanted to write right away.
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