Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

167th Challenge
This week’s photo prompt is provided by Yinglan. Thank you Yinglan!ย 


“Look dad! that plane is flying. How is it fixed in the same position like that?”, asked Georgie.

“No, son. It’s just hanging there. With the help of strings. See, if you look closely, you’ll see the strings holding the plane midair like that.”, said Dan.

“Oh! So, it’s flying but with the help of strings.”

“Let’s just call it hanging instead of flying Georgie.”

“Those must be pretty strong ropes right daddy?” “Yes, they are, Georgie. They have to be.”

Suddenly, the ropes at the front snapped. Because of the jolt in the front, the place got hurled, breaking the rest of the ropes. It came swinging towards Dan and Georgie.

Georgie shouted, “Dad! Look! The plane is flying.”

“Georgie! I told you! It’s not flying! It’s ha………..”

(129 words)

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17 thoughts on “………..anging!

  1. Not the time for correcting your son, Dad. ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. Seems like he won’t be able to do that ever again๐Ÿ˜“


  2. I hope Georgie is able to save his dad’s life by warning him! Great story, Shivam!

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    1. Well I wrote it, I thought the plane hit him when he said ‘hanging’ ๐Ÿ˜“. But I hope Georgie is safe. Thanks for reading๐Ÿ˜Š


      1. Yeah, it sounds like the dad might have been wiped out but Georgie is safe because he was alert.

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  3. Oops! I’ll never go to an airplane museum now…

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    1. Oh sorry! ๐Ÿ˜… I’ve never seen a plane suspended in a museum before. But I hope the ropes are much more stronger than these.


      1. I’m trying to think of which airport it is but…there is an airplane hanging in the reception area. Yikes!

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  4. LOL. Good story, great dialogue nice change from hanging to flying.

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  5. A flying adventure. Nicely done.


  6. It sounds like Georgie saw the future to me.

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    1. That’s a thrilling explanation! Thanks for putting that thought in my mind.๐Ÿ˜Š


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