It’s time for Friday Fictioneers, a writing community that is lead by our gracious host, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Every week, we are challenge to write a 100-word story based on a photo prompt.
I had fun with this prompt. Thanks to Marie Gail Stratford for providing the photo.
This weekend happens to my birthday when once again I am celebrating the magical age of 29! Oh, how I love that age. I may be delayed in reading and responding to stories, but I promise I will get to it. Enjoy your weekend!
Genre: Skewed Historical Fiction (99 words)
Blank stares and dark suits the boardroom table. Doug Englebart barely recognized his colleagues who slaved alongside him inventing this most revolutionary technology.
“It rolls, has little balls, and can fit in your hand,” Doug said.
“I can think of other things that fit in your hand.” Bill smirked.
“What about “Master”? Ed shrugged.
“Besides it’s cute.” Doug studied his blueprints.
“We all know how important cute is,” Bill said, shaking his head.
After seven hours of deliberation, the board voted on their top three choices:
- Go Clicker
Now every house has a mouse.
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