What it’s all about: Five Sentence Fiction is about packing a powerful punch in a tiny fist. Each week the hostess will post a one word inspiration, then anyone wishing to participate will write a five sentence story based on the prompt word. The word does not have to appear in your five sentences, just use it for direction.
A spoon clatters to the ceramic-tiled kitchen floor, as two pairs of hands collide in a clumsy attempt to neaten dishevelled clothes and tuck errant wisps of tousled hair into place.
An interminable pause… filled only with the jarring sound of the clock, on guard above the microwave oven, which seems to tick even louder.
You wish you were anywhere else but staring at your sister in flagrante delicto – with your cousin's fiance!
A tiny spark of an idea flares, hidden behind a glaring and tight-lipped disapproval.
It would be foolish to ignore the perfect opportunity to turn a potentially volatile situation into a lucrative deal – and take Miss Sanctimonius down – once and for all!