Friday Fictioneers: Anomaly • #flashfiction #99words

PHOTO PROMPT © Dee Lovering

PHOTO PROMPT © Dee Lovering



“Let’s go build a snowman!”

“Jack, you realize it’s July?”

“Yes, I know, but look outside.”

“Unbelievable. But it’s July…” Harriet’s voice trailed off as she watched the flurries dance towards the ground, which was already completely white.

“So what do you say? Snowman?” Jack repeated.

“How often do you get to build a snowman in July? Of course!” They dug for their winter clothes, dressed, and went outside.

“It’s beautiful. How is this possible?” asked Harriet.

Jack just shrugged his shoulders and grabbed some snow.

“Jack, look around. There’s no one out here. Don’t you think that’s strange?”


Word count: 99 words
This flash fiction piece is in response to Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt.


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18 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers: Anomaly • #flashfiction #99words

  1. We were in California the summer after Dad died (1967) and had snowball fights up in the foothills around San Francisco. This reminded me of that, although without the ominous ending… Good story!

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