I woke up suddenly – she was standing right next to me.
“What time is it?” I asked, yawning.
“Quarter to four,” she replied.
“You have a good night?”
“Yeah, got what I needed. But hey, I was wondering – are you still okay with us?”
I shrugged. “I mean, it’s a little weird with you up all night and me up all day, and then there’s your drinking problem. But it’s not like you can help it.” I gave her a quick kiss on the cheek. “Plus, I love it when you mock Stephanie Meyer with such…authority!”
Well, this one turned out quite a bit less dark than I thought it would. Nothing like Forgive Me If I Sleep, a novel that my coauthor and I are in the final stages of polishing! If you like dark, then you’ll like FMIIS. Anyway…Every Friday, writers from all around the world write 100 word (or thereabouts) flash fiction based on a photo posted that Wednesday on Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog.
I welcome constructive criticism; without it I cannot grow as a writer. The weekly photo that inspired this story is below: