Help #flashprompt #hurricanerelief #flash4storms

Sarah Brentyn has created a super-short flash prompt and asked us to join in; by so doing she will commit to give money to the hurricane relief funds. 50 words using the prompt ‘Help’. Go on, pop over and have a go.

To Boris, his sister was useless, a financial drain, and magnet for dullard boyfriends. Until the fan-belt snapped on the old Merc on the way to his wedding. Gawping, he watched as she hitched her one-piece, unclipped a stocking and tied it in place. β€˜Even useless boyfriends have their uses.’

About TanGental

My name is Geoff Le Pard. Once I was a lawyer; now I am a writer. I've published four books - Dead Flies and Sherry Trifle, My Father and Other Liars, Salisbury Square and Buster & Moo. In addition I have published two anthologies of short stories, Life, in a Grain of Sand and Life in a Flash. More will appear soon, including a memoir of my mother's last years. I will try and continue to blog regularly at geofflepard.com about whatever takes my fancy. I hope it does yours too. These are my thoughts and no one else is to blame. If you want to nab anything I post, please acknowledge where it came from.
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11 Responses to Help #flashprompt #hurricanerelief #flash4storms

  1. Creativity stretched. Well done.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Quite a lively story for a good cause. πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  3. A lovely piece of flash fiction, Geoff.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Thank you so much for your help in a flash. ❀ Much appreciated. And I absolutely love your take on 'help'. So much emotion, history, and attitude in so few words. With a fun in-your-face twist.

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  5. Norah says:

    Good show. What fun!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Ally Bean says:

    Good story. I laughed, I cried. It became a part of me. πŸ˜‰

    Like

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