Pages of Sound

If you see any flashes
There only friction
As I rushed to my bed
From some scary fiction
Haven’t read them all yet
But I will
Thanks for the heads up Charli

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Often we visualize the imaginary settings and scenes from the pages of a story. This leads writers to focus on what they see when they write. Yet, we use all our senses to perceive that imaginary space. This week we played with sound.

Sonar creates an acoustical image. The challenge to writers was to explore creating a flash fiction by sound. Prepare to hear something different this week.

The following is based on the August 3, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) use sound to create a story.

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Sounds Surround Us by Norah Colvin

The deadline looms and I wonder how to extract a 99-word story from my unwilling brain. Contemplation, false starts, abandoned ideas: the well is dry. But listen! Outside, the day fades. Birds serenade folk hurrying homewards and signal the changing shifts. Soon they’ll sleep and the night time chorus will begin. Inside…

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