Flash Fiction: The Audition

Flash Fiction: The Audition

image

Katy flounced into the audition room wearing a strapless polka knee-length gown, paired with black all-stars converse, she was hoping the mixture of dressy and casual would help adhere her towards the judges. The scream of “next” upon her entrance was a slap on the cheek.

“But I haven’t even auditioned”, she protested.
“Sorry love, maybe next time. Now hurry off.. Next contestant!” the bald judge, Andre screamed, looking beyond Katy towards the entrance.
“I’ll be dammed if I leave here without an audition” muttered Katy.

A crash resonated throughout the almost empty hall.
“Quick, someone get an ambulance”, Andre ordered.

Katy lay on the floor, her hands limp by her side while the rest of her body shuddered. She was salivating by the time Andre got to her. Scared out of his wits, he tried to position her body to lay laterally on her side when he thought he noticed a grin.
“How’s that for an audition”, Katy winked.


word count: 161. This story is in response to Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers photo prompt challenge. Thank you Etol Bagam for the lovely picture. If you’d love to participate in this 150 (+/- 25) word writing challenge, just clink on the link above.

Advertisements

37 thoughts on “Flash Fiction: The Audition

  1. This definitely caught me by surprise! Love how she got her “audition” in! Had to laugh at the slap on the cheek part! Laughed because I think we posted our posts around the same time and I was doing your story which contains a slap in it! Remember the words you gave me 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  2. This story held me through, right till the last word! Climax was good, though I predicted :P, but reading what you predicted, sometimes, become more interesting and binds you to the story! Very well written Ameena. God Bless….

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s