Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – The Gazebo of Infinite Possibilities


This is my story for this week’s prompt for Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers,  brought to us by Priceless Joy. Thanks once again Joy 🙂

“Is this it?” Sam stared at the grotty looking gazebo which stood in the middle of an overgrown suburban park. Layers of graffiti and pigeon shit covered its peeling walls, and its deck was littered with food wrappers, cigarette butts, other unmentionable detritus. “Looks like there’s been a fire”. Josh circled around to kick over a half burnt sign. “Yep. This is it alright”. He walked back over to Sam. “What do you think? Should we give it a try?”

She peered over the rotten steps. “I can’t believe we’ve come all this way for this dump.” She took a few steps forward, wrinkling her nose. “Screw it Josh. There’s no one around to see us making fools of ourselves if it doesn’t work. Lets go.” She took his hand and led him up the steps, as the building started to shake and spin around them. The illusion fell away, and an unseen voice greeted them. “Welcome to the Portal of Infinite Possibilities. Where in the multiverse would you like to go?”

22 thoughts on “Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers – The Gazebo of Infinite Possibilities

  1. That was definitely a surprise ending, Az. 🙂 The ‘Portal of Infinite Possibilities’ sounds fascinating and you have set the story up well for a continuation. Who would have thought that a place as ‘grotty’ as that gazebo could be the doorway to such possibilities…? Well done! 😀

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  2. I’m glad your like brought me here to your blog. I enjoyed the story and look forward to more. Maybe through your blog I might find a weekly contest that one of my stories will be good for 🙂

    Keep up the good work, I look forward to following. If you like flash fiction written around digital photography I hope you’ll follow back 🙂

    Thanks again.

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    • thankyou Eric, how lovely of you to say so! If you’re looking for suggestions, I follow the Monday’s Finish the Story, and Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers, both of which are a great way to get writing, and have a fantastic community of regulars to help keep you motivated. Looking forward to seeing you there, and thanks once again for the follow! 🙂

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