FRIDAY FICTIONEERS: EVERY FRIDAY AUTHORS FROM AROUND THE WORLD GATHER TO SHARE THEIR 100-WORDS BASED ON THE PHOTO PROMPT HOSTED BY ROCHELLE WISOFF, OFFERING CONSTRUCTIVE CRIT AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO EACH OTHER. READERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO COMMENT AS WELL. HERE’S MY (SHORT) CONTRIBUTION…
“You know you sent that email– reply all,” Raquel whispered to me at the coffee machine.
“What?! No…” I stammered, scrambling for my phone to double-check my email,”Oh no!”
“It’s happening to everyone, Mercury’s retrograde,” she informed me as she smugly sipped her coffee.
“What’s that mean?” I regrettably asked, envisioning whirling planets and Super Novas.
Raquel sighed, as if i should already know, “It’s when Mercury appears to move backwards and all communication goes haywire. What sign are you anyway?”
I skeptically raised an eyebrow but answered, “I’m a …”
Until the boss stormed in, “Mickey, my office–now!”