Honie Briggs

Seriously!

Copyright - David Stewart

Copyright – David Stewart

Ted and Miranda always include us in their crazy schemes. I remember once waking up in the middle of Lake Superior after Ted insisted we spend the night aboard his boat so we could get an early start on our fishing expedition. Sometime during the night the moorings came loose and we drifted far from the dock. We awoke to the sight of Ted peeing overboard, shouting, “Ahoy Mates! Lookout! Water, water everywhere!” The only thing I can hope is that Ted doesn’t rise for the national anthem when the fireworks start and knock Miranda into the swimming pool. Again.

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Once again, it’s time for some flash fiction. Brought to you courtesy of Friday Fictioneers. This week’s prompt supplied by David Stewart. Have a safe 4th of July everyone!

16 thoughts on “Drama King

  1. artsifrtsy says:

    Well done – I bought it 🙂

  2. Linda Vernon says:

    haha! I just hope he doesn’t get electrocuted or something.

    1. Honie Briggs says:

      Leave it to Ted to ruin the 4th of July by getting electrocuted! Darn drama king! 🙂

      1. Linda Vernon says:

        Haha! And I’ll bet he was wearing that lampshade again too!

  3. wmqcolby says:

    HAHAHAHAHAHA! Excellent! So realistic as well. I knew a few crazies in my time and this was definitely one of them.

  4. Dear Honie,

    It’s always a pleasure to read your stories. This one is no exception. Sharp, concise and entertaining. Thank you.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

    1. Honie Briggs says:

      You provide the inspiration,Rochelle. So, thank you!

  5. You got me, Honie. I thought you were telling a true tale, and I was smiling all the way through. Ha! Friday Fictioneers! I’m still smiling. 🙂

    1. Honie Briggs says:

      Smiling is good. Gotcha! 😉

  6. Gabriella says:

    Lovely! I like the idea of a drama king.

    1. Honie Briggs says:

      I’ve known plenty of them! 🙂

  7. The Hook says:

    Great flash fiction!
    Your work rules!

    1. Honie Briggs says:

      Fiction In A Flash! There’s a slogan if I ever heard one. I’ve gotta get around to writing a book review for you. hmmmm, better add that to my “to do” list. 😛

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