Time for the Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction recap curated by Charli Mills who also shares her own story on this week’s prompt.. poisoned apple.. Some great interpretations of the prompt and great reading… head over with a cuppa and enjoy.
We know how the story goes for Snow White. The Evil Queen sends a poisoned apple that only true love’s kiss can overcome. Well, there are different versions of the familiar tale. We wish fairy tails were true, and maybe, in a way, they are. Through one act of kindness, choosing love over hate, writing through the mess no matter how toxic — we can deliver an anecdote.
Writers explored the apple tree, daring to touch the poisoned variety. Some followed myth, some used realism, and others mashed it all up like cider.
The following are based on the August 8, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a poisoned apple.
PART I (10-minute read)
She who’d smiled and cooed when she gave him the fruit,
now laughed out loud
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