Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly writing challenge where a photo is used as a prompt for a piece of fiction using around 200 words. The piece doesn’t have to centre around exactly what the photo is, it can be just used as a basis for a story. As it is less than a week until Christmas, I thought I would use a Christmas themed photo to see what you can come up with. This old man always used to dress up as Santa, every year you could guarantee he would be in several places around the village. In the summer months, he would walk past a young child who was being naughty and say something along the lines of “I take it you know who I am? Well, I’m watching you, and I have you on my list”. He wasn’t at all creepy with it. He was great with the characterisation he always portrayed. I moved out of that village nine years ago. I can only hope he is still doing well. The child is not a random child she is my (now 17 year old) daughter.
If you have the time, please read some of the other stories that have been written via the InLinkz page below. Remember though, the main thing is to have fun, enjoy what you write, and write what you enjoy.