My friend Jan Ackerson is guest
posting on Reflections today. Welcome Jan, and thank you
for sharing one of your amazing stories with us.
Is it possible to capture a character
in one hundred words?
Jan accepted this challenge and
excelled in writing “teeny little fiction.” In
one hundred words, this gifted author touches on many different genres. She
delights the reader with humor, suspense, drama and even romance.
her friend’s hand. “Come out with us tonight,” she said. “You can’t spend your
whole life in this house.”
tonight he’ll come home.” Anne pulled her hand away. “Thanks, but I’ll stay
here. Go on without me.”
After Laura left,
Anne made a cup of tea. She took it to her chair by the window, the one with
threadbare arms. She pushed the curtain aside and whispered his name.
come home that night. But he came closer than he’d come in months. He saw the
curtain, the shadows of movement as she stirred her tea.
Dr. Rita has a passion for studying scripture, and finding small nuggets, which when applied to everyday life, creates an abundance of love,
joy and peace. ~~
One of her greatest enjoyments is writing fiction—her imagination was telling her stories when she was still too young to put pen to paper.