Trying my hand at another tiny piece of fiction using the prompt from Charli Mills at Carrot Ranch Communications:

“In 99 words (no more, no less) write a travel horror story.”


You Get The Picture


“On you go Mrs Pierce”

He helped her settle her gown in place before leaving.

She kept perfectly still and closed her eyes. There was a slight jolt as she started to move. Her heart raced again with anticipation. She took a deep breath and blew out slowly.

Lulled by the imperceptible hum of the moving machinery and only occasionally aware she was travelling under the metal above her – the 20 minutes passed soon enough.

He came back with a strained smile “All done, Mrs Pierce. Oncology will call you soon” and helped her down from the bone scanner.